Smart growth


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Smart growth

A collection of urban development strategies meant to reduce sprawl that are fiscally, environmentally, and socially responsible. Smart growth is development that enhances quality of life, protects the environment, and uses tax revenues wisely.
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To educate federal, state, and local government officials about the Smart Growth approach, the new National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education at the University of Maryland, College Park, is beginning to research the effectiveness of various growth management strategies.
These events are part of NWF's Smart Growth and Wildlife campaign, which is working to promote the revitalization of older neighborhoods and the development of transit-oriented areas that preserve open spaces and watersheds, and which require less dependence on automobiles.
Consider what happened last year when the Sierra Club published its third annual sprawl report, citing state-by-state examples of smart growth and destructive sprawl.
To effectively address the inadequacy of state growth management laws, the "Smart Growth" concept has emerged as a means by which all levels of government, usually in conjunction with private and nonprofit interests, will come together to reform current land-use planning laws.
Tenders are invited for "Upgrading, upgrading and maintenance of the website of the Executive Agency" Operational Program "Science and Education for Smart Growth".
About 1,200 business, community and government leaders are expected to attend this year's Smart Growth Summit on Friday, which will focus on downtown redevelopment, infrastructure and the progress of smart-growth projects.
OCEAN CITY A state effort to update smart growth policies in Marylandis highlighting divisions between advocates who want to a statewide land use policy and county leaders who are concerned such efforts take away decisions traditionally left to local governments.
Roebling Lofts, a 138-unit loft community in Trenton, received New Jersey Future's Smart Growth Award and an award from the state Historic Preservation Office.Roebling Lofts, a 138-unit loft community in Trenton, received New Jersey Future's Smart Growth Award and an award from the state Historic Preservation Office.
"Smart growth is what we're about, and gigabit broadband will be the game-changer.
Strong Smart Growth has been CBC Advisors' key focus for its clients, brokers and partners in our communities during the past year.
Bank of the West said it has published Achieving Smart Growth: A Guide for US Manufacturers, a paper by Michelle Di Gangi, executive vice president of small- and medium-size enterprise banking at Bank of the West, reporting tactics that manufacturers should take to ensure they are growing their businesses strategically.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the winners of its 2013 National Awards for Smart Growth Achievement.