GLRPPR Sector Resource: Smart Growth: A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reductions Programs
Smart Growth: A Guide to Developing and Implementing Greenhouse Gas Reductions Programs
Readers of the guide should come away with an understanding of smart growth principles and how they can be applied in practice, foundations and strategies for smart growth development, expected costs, and potential funding opportunities.
The guide describes the benefits of smart growth (section 2); planning and design approaches to smart growth (section 3); key participants and their roles (section 4); foundations for smart growth program development (section 5); implementation strategies for effective programs (section 6); investment and funding opportunities (section 7); federal, state, and other programs that may be able to help local governments with information or financial and technical assistance (section 8), and finally two case studies of local governments that have successfully implemented smart growth principles in their communities (section 9). Additional examples of successful implementation are provided throughout the guide.
U.S. EPA State and Local Climate and Energy Program
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