Apply today for a free technical assistance workshop from Smart Growth America

Smart Growth America is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2012-2013 round of free technical assistance workshops. Smart Growth America’s free technical assistance program helps to facilitate local solutions to local issues and concerns, so that participating communities are able to grow in ways that benefit families and businesses while protecting the environment and preserving a sense of place.

Communities interested in learning about smart growth strategies are welcome and encouraged to submit an application for one of our 12 technical assistance tools:

  • Implementing smart growth 101
  • Planning for economic and fiscal health
  • Regional planning for small communities
  • Sustainable land use code audit
  • Smart growth zoning codes for small cities
  • Complete streets
  • Walkability workshop/audit
  • Transportation performance measurement
  • Parking audit
  • Implementing transit-oriented development 101
  • Cool planning: local strategies to slow climate change
  • Using LEED-ND to accelerate the development of sustainable communities

Learn about the application process
Join us for an informational webinar to discuss in more detail the 12 different tools offered as part of Smart Growth America's free technical assistance program. The webinar will also discuss the application process and important deadlines. This webinar is free but advanced registration is required.

When: Thursday, September 27, 2012 – 2:00 PM EDT
Where: Click here to register. Webinar information will be sent to registrants.

These technical assistance workshops are funded by the U.S. EPA’s Office of Sustainable Communities under its Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program. The Building Blocks program funds quick, targeted assistance to communities that face common development problems.


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