Posts Tagged "report"

Barriers to Low Impact Development

May 28 2014

While many communities understand the benefits of Low Impact Development (LID), getting LID projects built has been difficult. In an effort to…

Water Resources and Land Use Planning: Watershed-based Strategies for Ventura County

Apr 24 2014

Water Resources and Land Use Planning: Watershed-based Strategies for Ventura County Water resources are threatened as never before. Rapid population growth, climate…

Companion Report: Older Suburbs in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area: Decline, Revitalization, and Lessons for other Communities

Oct 04 2013

This paper is the result of research funded by the Local Government Commission (LGC) and the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)…

Task 3. Capacity of the California Main Street Program to Serve California Communities

Oct 04 2013

In December 2001, the Local Government Commission, a private non-profit organization that promotes livable communities throughout California, secured the services of Eichenfield…

Task 2. Reasons Communities Leave the State Program

Oct 04 2013

Most Demonstration communities did not or could not answer this question, and CMS staff often did not think anything could have been…

Task 1. The Impact of a Main Street Program on a Local Economy

Oct 04 2013

In December 2001, the Local Government Commission, a private non-profit organization working to build livable communities throughout California, secured the services of…

New Schools for Older Neighborhoods: Strategies for Building Our Communities’ Most Important Assets

Oct 04 2013

Open a new school in a retail mall, build an apartment complex to finance school renovations, keep the school open while rebuilding…

Growth Management Ballot Measures in California

Oct 04 2013

The concept of “ballot-box zoning” is more deeply embedded in California than it is in any other state. Over the past 30…

Ballot Box Planning and Growth Management

Oct 04 2013

This guidebook addresses some of the issues that local governments and community activists need to consider when pursuing “ballot box zoning” or…

Governor’s Environmental Goals and Policy Report

Oct 04 2013

To: Legislative Members Re: 2003 Governor’s Environmental Goals and Policy Report Update We are hereby distributing the 2003 update to the Governor’s…