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September 5, 2018 
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Join Us in Charlotte: The Slideshow
If you’ve never been to Charlotte, North Carolina,
or even if you have, the city is well worth a visit, especially if you’re interested in transit-oriented development, placemaking, urban parks, public spaces, walkability and bike-friendliness. We’ll be
in the city this November. (For more about that, see the next article.)
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You’re Invited!
The 6th Annual AARP Livable Communities National Conference will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, November 12-14, 2018. (If you skipped the first article, be sure to check it out.) Registration is open.
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Events, Resources & More
Rebuild America’s Communities Week — Starting September 15, local elected officials will be organizing community meetings and events with members of Congress to highlight how federal programs and funding help small- to mid-sized towns, cities and counties prosper. Learn more about the initiative (and how to get your local elected leaders to join the First & Main coalition). Source: Smart Growth America ►
A Colorful Bike Lane Has Made a Neighborhood Safer — So say community leaders about the East Village area of Des Moines, Iowa. See what they’re talking about. Sources: Team Better Block and The Des Moines Register
Learn Where Your State Gets Its Money — Taxes are the largest revenue source in 45 states, while federal funds are greatest in five: Alaska, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Wyoming. Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts ►
Have you created a masterpiece of mobility? Are you an accessibility expert?
September 24 is the deadline for the National Association of Home Builders’ Homes for Life Awards.
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