Tag: Smart Growth

Smart Growth so 90s?

By Bryce Hach I joined the GrowSmart Maine Board of Directors in 2018.   I remember telling friends and family at that time from outside of the state of my new role, and a frequent response I heard was “cool, smart growth was a big thing in the 1990s.”  To me, that left the impression that…

New Auburn’s Village Center Renaissance

By Ethan Boxer-Macomber As advocates of Smart Growth, we are all encouraged and delighted by the current national trend toward redirection of resources to traditional city and town centers abandoned and neglected over 60 years of urban flight and suburban proliferation.  This reinvestment trend is readily apparent in Maine cities such as Bangor, Lewiston, Portland…

Is Walking Controversial?

Join us in an exploration of the transportation ecosystem at our upcoming Walkability Forum in Bangor, Sept 19th. Register now! By Carol Morris. Working with all different kinds of people is a big part of my job as a public outreach consultant. As a matter of fact, if I don’t connect with a diverse bunch…