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…

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…

Healthy Communities in California’s San Joaquin Valley

Oct 04 2013

This report provides a series of community design best practices, recommendations and policies that can contribute to a healthy lifestyle for San…

Creating Great Neighborhoods: Density in Your Community

Aug 06 2013

Projects built using smart growth principles can minimize air and water pollution, facilitate brownfields cleanup and reuse, and preserve open space. A…