American Planning Association
The American Planning Association is a non-profit public interest
and research organization representing 30,000 practicing planners,
officials, and citizens involved with urban and rural planning
issues. The site includes reports from the research department,
planning news, legislative and policy information, and a database of
CSD is an approach that considers the entire context of a
transportation improvement project including scenic, aesthetic,
historic and environmental resources, while maintaining safety and
mobility. This portion of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA)
site includes materials, resources and implementation strategies
related to CSD.
Programs and Smart Growth
This section of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) site is
focused on programs and activities that support smart growth. These include the Transportation and Community and System
Preservation Program, Transportation Enhancements Program, context
sensitive design, capacity building initiatives, and promotion of
improved public involvement.
Cyburbia contains a large selective directory of Internet resources
relevant to planning, architecture, urbanism, growth and sprawl, and
other topics related to the built environment.
Environment and Realty (HEP) This site, from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA),
serves as a resource for environment protection and enhancement,
comprehensive intermodal and multi-modal transportation planning,
and for fair and prudent acquisition and management of real
The mission of the Smart Growth Network is to encourage development
that better serves the economic, environmental and social needs of
communities. The Network provides a forum for information-sharing,
education, tool development and application, and collaboration on
smart growth issues. The site includes an events calendar,
online publications, presentations, related news, and activities by
1000 Friends of
Wisconsin and the Land Use Institute
This Web site educates citizens and policy makers of Wisconsin about the benefits of sound land use planning, policies and decisions and
advocates for policies that protect natural landscapes and reduce sprawl.
Historical Society's Smart Growth
The Wisconsin Historical Society is actively participating in smart
growth by providing technical assistance to professional planners and general guidance to local government officials and historic preservation organizations.
Their site includes their Smart Growth Initiative.
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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation does not testify to, sponsor or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.
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