See a Slideshow of the City
September 5, 2018
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
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.)
TAKE A LOOK
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.
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).
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.
Team Better Block
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.
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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