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ReCitizen Announces a Leadership Training Program for Revitalization Specialists

October 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

Every year, thousands of new revitalization, regeneration, and redevelopment initiatives are launched at the regional, community, or neighborhood levels. But few have anyone qualified to design or run them. A new 2-day leadership training program, Certified…

ULI Statement on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

June 27, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

Below is a statement from Urban Land Institute (ULI) Chief Executive Officer Patrick L. Phillips regarding President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, which…

EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement

November 28, 2012 - in Projects

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes seven communities with its 2012 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement. The Smart…

Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design Aims to Aid Economic Viability of Rural Areas

July 12, 2012 - in Corporate, Planning

Beginning July 1, 2012, the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) will be a partnership among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Project for Public Spaces, along with the Orton Family Foundation and the…

APWA Sustainability in Public Works Conference Features ICLEI USA President

June 19, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Sustainability has become an important strategic imperative helping communities meet the 21st Century demands for economic, social and environmental responsibilities. At this year’s American Public Works Association (APWA) Fourth Annual Sustainability in…