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Cities Honored for Smart Growth

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 13th annual Smart Growth Achievement Awards recognize communities that lead the way in compact, walkable growth.
September 19, 2015, 7am PDT | newurban
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Small and mid-sized cities leading the way to compact, walkable growth were honored by EPA's 13th annual Smart Growth Achievement Awards.

"The smart growth strategies behind this year’s award winners will leave current and future generations with greener, healthier, more prosperous communities," notes Gina McCarthy, EPA administrator.

A common theme of spurring private development by burnishing grossly underutilized assets—industrial sites, natural features, and historic buildings—runs through the three 2015 awards.

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Published on Friday, September 18, 2015 in Better Cities & Towns
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