Small-Scale Developer Boot Camp. February 10, Portland (evening event February 9.
15th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference. Practical tools and innovative strategies for creating great communities. Feb 11-13, Portland.
Transportation and Growth Management Program 2013-2015 Biennial Report (PDF). Read about our recent work: over six million dollars awarded, 54 communities served, 73 planning projects funded.
Communities Helping Communities: Bike-Pedestrian Case Studies from FHWA. 86 examples of communities improving bicycling and walking across America.
Refreshed Main Street Program. The national Main Street America program has revisited its core model and refreshed it. For help boosting downtowns that are walking and biking friendly, check out the national and Oregon Main Streets program.
Transportation Growth Management 2015 Grant Awards: A list of the TGM 2015 Grant Awards is now available.
FHWA: Walking/Biking Projects Have Fewer Limits than Often Believed. The Federal Highway Administration clears up common misconceptions about limits on local walking and biking improvement projects done with federal money.
40+ Sources of Funding for Walking and Biking Improvements. A summary with links to local, state, federal and private sources of funding.
Parking Management: A Powerful Tool to Meet Community Goals. Want to boost business, save public resources, and foster a more walkable community? Think about improving how your community manages parking.
Cut Pollution - While Meeting Your Community's Goals: As part of the Oregon Sustainable Transportation Initiative, DLCD and ODOT developed a Toolkit to help communities identify actions and programs they can take to cut pollution while meeting other goals, such as spurring economic development, increase biking and walking, support downtowns, and creating healthy communities. The Tookit includes case studies and strategy reports.
Rethinking Streets - Book Available Online: The University of Oregon's Sustainable Cities Initiative has released a new book which provides detailed information on 25 successful complete streets projects across the United States. The book shows how communities implemented street improvements and the results of the changes they achieved.
Transportation Demand Management Module Available for Model Code: We have released a new module for the Model Code for Small Cities, focused on transportation demand management (TDM). The module is a guide for local governments interested in learning more about implementing a TDM program, including background information and a step-by-step approach to implementation.
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