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Vancouver has committed to green stormwater infrastructure by approving a Rain City Strategy that establishes an Integrated Stormwater Management Plan for each watershed in the city.
Water Canada
November 5, 2019, 6am PST
Community-based public-private partnerships are bringing green infrastructure jobs to Prince George’s County and cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
Next City
September 6, 2019, 2pm PDT
Seventy percent of the surface of New York City is impervious. A program with a goal to build a total of 9,000 curbside rain gardens will put a dent in the hardscape.
Real Estate Weeky
August 21, 2019, 8am PDT
The city of Houston will decide their next mayor in November, in a rematch of the two candidates who ran against each other in a tight runoff election in 2015 as well as a host of additional candidates.
Houston Chronicle
July 19, 2019, 8am PDT
The Living Cully coalition prioritizes the well-being of long term, lower-income residents with future-building revitalization projects.
Next City
June 4, 2019, 11am PDT
More coastal cities and communities are turning to the "soft" solutions of living shorelines—relying on "a combination of oyster reefs, oyster shells, rocks, marsh plants, and other natural materials can be an effective alternative to seawalls."
Vox
May 5, 2019, 11am PDT
The San Francisco Bay has 400 miles of shoreline, and a dire need for a new approach to dealing with the effects of rising water levels. An estimated $100 billion in potential property damage is at risk.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 24, 2019, 5am PDT
The bonds finance new green infrastructure projects that otherwise would be considered too risky.
Next City
January 4, 2019, 12pm PST
A community initiative says demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and closure of the Battery Street Tunnel offer a chance to turn a series of green infrastructure ideas into reality.
The Urbanist
November 12, 2018, 10am PST
A campaign to lid Interstate 5 is gaining steam. Proponents are envisioning central Seattle before the freeway ran through it.
The Urbanist
November 2, 2018, 6am PDT
Storm resilience is a key design element of Hunter’s Point South Park in New York.
CityLab
October 17, 2018, 7am PDT
The city plans to use a different approach to tackle its longstanding flood problems.
NOLA.com
August 24, 2018, 10am PDT
How to design a transit system that is safe, green, and beautiful.
ASLA The Dirt
July 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
Who knew green infrastructure was such a divisive topic?
Greater Greater Washington
June 27, 2018, 11am PDT
A partnership between the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Omaha Stormwater Program are tackling the challenges of combined stormwater systems in the Omaha area.
University of Nebraska College of Architecture
May 18, 2018, 10am PDT
Neither environmentalists nor developers like the city’s current regulations around tree removal, but there is praise on both sides for the “smart and nimble” new version.
D Magazine
March 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
The most recent post-Harvey proposal would mean the city could endure enormous rain events, but so far it's not clear who would pay for it.
Houston Chronicle
March 13, 2018, 12pm PDT
A Rutgers professor restores natural processes to help shorelines adapt to rising sea levels.
The Harvard Gazette
December 6, 2017, 11am PST
Microsoft is the latest tech industry titan to announce a major construction project in the Silicon Valley.
The Mercury News
December 2, 2017, 5am PST
An article on Governing aims to spread the word about the Greenprint Resource Hub.
Governing