Plus: A Livable Slideshow and Tell
August 24, 2016
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Where We Live: Neighborhoods
After decades of development that created
isolating sprawl, mayors nationwide are
refashioning towns and cities for people of all ages.
Learn how by reading an excerpt from our new
A Livability Show and Tell
Walkable streets, fun gathering places and green
spaces are just a few of the features that make a
SEE THE SLIDESHOW
Walkable Communities Are Livable Communities
— A new report lists 40
actions that city leaders can take to inform walking policy, strategy and design.
Trashless Towns Are Livable Communities
— In an effort to create "zero-waste,"
the residents of Kamikatsu, Japan, sort their garbage into 34 different categories.
Main Streets Are Marvelous for Livable Communities
architecture, a sense of history, community spaces and locally-owned shops help make
these 10 main streets so inviting.
Solutions for Small-Town Main Streets
— Three placemaking "photovisions"
show how once empty downtowns can become destinations.
Check It Out
Solutions for Suburban Streets and Commercial Strips
— See how lifeless
roadways can become lively places.
Take a Look
Solutions for Urban Streets and Downtowns
— Areas that are overdeveloped,
aging or abandoned can be revamped and reborn.
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