Smartgrowth America

Improving lives by improving communities
  1. A Valentine's Day treat

    If you still haven’t bought your ticket to Intersections, the only national conference discussing Complete Streets implementation, creative placemaking, and equity, then you’re in luck! We have a special offer just in time for Valentine’s Day to celebrate your love for arts & culture.

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  2. 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:

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  3. With the potential of major legislative changes ahead, LOCUS is seizing this unique opportunity to shape federal and local policy and direct funding to support walkable urban neighborhoods across America. We invite you to learn more about our Rebuild America's Neighborhoods campaign during an interactive webinar on Wednesday, February 21st from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.

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  4. Smart Growth America is now hiring a paid Policy Intern to support programs within our Policy Development & Implementation team, which focuses on relationships between smart growth strategies and the economic and fiscal health of communities. This person will assist in research and analysis projects, develop materials to support technical assistance engagements, and provide day-to-day administrative and logistical support. This position may also assist with preparing grant progress reports, writing content for our newsletter and blog, and providing short-term assistance to other programs as required. This position reports to Smart Growth America’s Vice President for Economic Development.

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  5. 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.

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