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Ann Arbor Adds Sustainability Into Master Plan

Matt Ball on July 5, 2012 - in Planning

At its July 2, 2012 meeting, the Ann Arbor city council voted to direct the city planning commission to start a process to adopt 16 sustainability goals as part of the city’s master plan. While that master plan review process is underway, the council’s resolution directs the city administrator to apply the 16 goals in staff work.

The sustainability goals are divided into four categories: resource management; land use and access; climate and energy; and community. By way of illustration, from the land use and access category, one of the goals is: “Establish a physical and cultural environment that supports and encourages safe, comfortable and efficient ways for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users to travel throughout the city and region.”

Read more via The Ann Arbor Chronicle

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