Community Outreach

Connecting competence to organized support is key to reversing the Sisyphean cycle of urban placemaking.
Mar 31, 2014   Better! Cities & Towns
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With cities seeking to involve diverse voices in city-making to get beyond “the usual suspects,” Vancouver urbanists Brent Toderian and Jillian Glover examine how cities in their region are finding new ways to increase civic participation. Exclusive
Mar 5, 2014  By James Brasuell
Kelly Morphy provides tips and strategies on improving civic engagement - the key to healthy communities and desired outcomes.
Oct 18, 2012   Better Cities & Towns
Stephen Lee Davis investigates a campaign by Baton Rouge community groups to revive its bus service as it teetered on the brink of collapse.
May 20, 2012   Transportation for America
Roughly 600 University of Oregon students will take part in the university's Sustainable Cities Initiative, which pulls together students of architecture, planning, law, journalism and business to make a plan to fix downtown Salem.
Aug 26, 2010   New York Times/Greenwire