This morning, President Trump released his “Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America” and “An American Budget” for the next fiscal year (FY19). In response, Geoff Anderson, President and CEO of Smart Growth America, issued the following statement:
Today, we’re releasing the second episode of Building Better Communities with Transit: “Decarbonize the city, a few blocks at time.” This month we explore a new smart city concept taking shape in Denver, CO: Peña Station Next.
Reflecting upon President Trump’s State of the Union address last night, Smart Growth America President and CEO Geoff Anderson offered this statement on behalf of all SGA programs: “The president’s pitch for an infrastructure plan to catalyze $1.5 trillion in new investment is ambitious, but with so few details, it still just leads to more questions—questions that … Continued
This new podcast taps into expertise on development near transit—heavy rail, bus and everything in between—to share the experiences of communities across the country, large and small.
2017 was a banner year for LOCUS: we launched our Rebuild America’s Neighborhoods campaign to organize developers and investors to advocate for and protect federal programs that support public infrastructure, affordable housing and economic development in walkable communities; we brought together over 200 responsible real estate developers, investors, transportation professionals, and local leaders at the 2017 LOCUS … Continued
Photo credit: Doug Kerr via Flickr The Hartford Line commuter rail, which is slated to begin service in spring 2018, will bring more frequent and reliable train service to the rest of the northeast and create a wealth of new opportunities for developers and investors to reinvigorate neighboring towns along the new line as walkable, … Continued
After the passage of the Senate’s tax bill early Saturday morning, President and CEO Geoff Anderson offered this statement:
Are you interested in urban planning, transportation, placemaking, and/or economic development? Do you have communications experience for an issue-based organization? Are you eager to use your communications skills to change federal, state and local policies in order to build and sustain walkable places and great neighborhoods? Join our team as a communications associate.
Read the final end-of-year letter from Smart Growth America President and CEO Geoff Anderson as he wraps up this year of work and prepares to depart SGA in early 2018.
Do you have a Complete Streets Implementation Committee and/or Complete Streets Coalition in your community? Let us know! We’re collecting an atlas.
Registration now open for Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets — Join us in Nashville, TN on April 3-4, 2018 for mobile workshops, interactive panels and breakout discussions about cutting-edge Complete Streets and creative placemaking research, ideas, and practices. The conference will also be an opportunity to meet fellow advocates and practitioners from across the country.
Have an idea related to Complete Streets or creative placemaking? We are also accepting session proposals. Take part in the movement and register today >>