Communications Committee

Monthly meeting of the Communications Committee. To be held first Friday of every month, 830-10 AM.  

PARTNER EVENT: Urban Land Institute’s 3rd Annual Virtual Resilience Summit

Virtual Meeting

Join the Urban Land Institute for the 3rd Annual Virtual Resilience Summit. This exclusive online event brings leaders in the field of real estate and resilience together to share practicable solutions to protect communities and investments from future climate risks. LEARN MORE

PARTNER EVENT: Small Homes Are Big! Tiny Homes & ADUs

Online Webinar

Whether you are looking for an affordable housing solution for yourself, adult children, or aging parents, or a way to reduce your energy costs and carbon footprint, tiny homes and accessory dwelling units (ADUs) offer an appealing solution. Other benefits include income generation, opportunities for aging in place, flexibility, and in the case of many […]

GSM WEBINAR: Can Transportation and Other Infrastructure Support Smart Growth in Maine?

Online Webinar

Can Transportation and Other Infrastructure Support Smart Growth in Maine? Exploring the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Join Erich Zimmermann, Deputy Executive Director and Transportation Director at the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), to discuss how transportation and other infrastructure can support Smart Growth in Maine with the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Zimmerman […]


Virtual Meeting

Our partner, the Greater Portland Council of Governments, is hosting a virtual public meeting for the Transit Together study which is developing recommendations to improve public transit in southern Maine. REGISTER LEARN MORE about Transit Together

GSM: Board Meeting

Monthly Board Meeting for GrowSmart Maine

PARTNER EVENT: Dream▪ Play ▪ Build: Hands-On Community Engagement for Enduring Spaces and Places hosted by Smart Growth Network

Virtual Meeting

For two decades, James Rojas and John Kamp have been looking to art, creative expression, and storytelling to shake up the classic community meeting. Join the Maryland Department of Planning and the Smart Growth Network as they share their insights into building common ground and inviting active participation among diverse groups. Their approach, “Place It!,” draws upon three methods: […]

GSM & Build Maine: Policy Action 2023 Meeting

Virtual Meeting

Build Maine and GrowSmart Maine are co-hosting a series of virtual crowdsourcing meetings from March through May to advance critical policies and projects that enhance Maine’s quality places, communities, and economy.

Webinar: The Gorham Spur: Spurring Growth Without Spurring Sprawl

Virtual Meeting

We're hearing a lot about plans for "the Gorham spur" off the Maine Turnpike. Some people are excited, some are concerned. What is it? How far along is it? Why is it proposed and what has happened since the 2012 report related to roadway improvements, land use planning, and transit? What still needs to happen […]