Wednesday, October 12, 2011

FREE Technical Assistance from Smart Growth America -EOM

Smart Growth America received a five-year grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide direct assistance to communities across the nation to develop local strategies to grow in ways that benefit families and businesses while protecting the environment and preserving a sense of place. Organizations or communities interested in this opportunity can apply for one of twelve workshops offered through the program, including:
  • Implementing smart growth 101
  • Planning for economic and fiscal health
  • Regional planning for small communities
  • Sustainable land use code audit
  • Smart growth zoning codes for small cities
  • Complete streets 
  • Walkability workshop/audit 
  • Transportation performance measurement
  • Parking audit
  • Implementing transit-oriented development 101
  • Cool planning: local strategies to slow climate change
  • Using LEED-ND to accelerate the development of sustainable communities 
Visit http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/sc-tech-assistance for full application guidelines, details about individual workshops and the digital application form.

To learn more about this program and the application process, join the free webinar on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 2:00 PM EDT. Registration required: Click here to register for the webinar.

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