During his tenure as governor, Romney took several pro-smart growth actions, says Alec MacGillis in the New Republic.
Dec 2, 2011 The Oregonian
This year, the Environmental Protection Agency looked at "articulate" city plans that aimed for a more sustainable future. There were five plans across that nation that were awarded for "achievement in smart growth."
Dec 1, 2011 The Atlantic Cities
Each of the cities just north of Boston will use its federal funds however it sees fit to boost smart growth principles and local economic development.
Nov 13, 2011 The Boston Globe
In the thick of the campaign, the American Institute of Architects invited the eleven major candidates for mayor of San Francisco to debate their respective visions for the City by the Bay.
Nov 7, 2011 The Examiner
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Oct 27, 2011 By
Michael Mehaffy worked on Orenco Station in Portland, and says criticism that says it fails because most commuters drive to work misses the point of the forward-thinking development.
Oct 21, 2011 The Atlantic Cities
An overhaul of the New Jersey State Plan proposed by the Governor's office would eliminate the State Plan Policy Map, which designated growth areas and conservation in the state.
Oct 21, 2011 NJ Spotlight
A new report from Strong Towns Initiative argues that sprawl-friendly policies and overbuilt infrastructure are keeping the economy from properly recovering.
Oct 9, 2011 New Urban Network
Geoff Andersen, president and CEO of Smart Growth America, explains the great work accomplished so far by the Partnership for Sustainable Communities and asks that readers pressure their senators today as a critical vote on program funding goes before the Senate tomorrow. Exclusive
Sep 19, 2011 By
Montecillo, a 293-acre 'urban village', is the first development to take advantage of El Paso's new Smart Code. The project launched in May, and the developer is already preparing to get Phase 2 off the ground.
Sep 14, 2011 El Paso Inc.