Plus: 13 Short-Range Livability Projects
December 14, 2016  
Livable Communities Newsletter
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Signs That Say So Much
Some signage is especially useful, thought-provoking, creative, fun or simply odd.
13 Short-Range Livability Projects
These placemaking solutions (such as adding directional signage, shown) can be implemented quickly, for not too much money.
Livability News & Notes
Driving in 100 Circles — The city of Carmel, Indiana, loves traffic roundabouts so much it recently installed its 100th. Source: CityLab ►
A Name for the Ages — Residents of York County, Pennsylvania, vote on what older people should be called. Among the options: an elder, a senior, an older adult. Learn which term won and why. Source: York Daily Record ►
Meet the Public Officials of the Year — See which governor, county executive, mayor and more earned the winning spots. Source: Governing ►
Events, Resources & More
Environmental Justice — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications for several dozen $30,000 grants to empower and educate affected communities about environmental and public health issues.
Deadline: January 31, 2017 ►
Rebuild Healthy Homes — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides advice to homeowners, workers and volunteers who restore homes damaged by disasters. Download the Guide ►
Health Impact Assessments — Read this introductory brief from the American Planning Association about what an HIA is, and how it can be used. Check It Out ►