Hosted by Maryland Department of Planning, Smart Growth Network
Much of the economic and population growth in the U.S. is happening within 12 urban megaregions. Investment in these megaregions can add stress to the environment, increase gridlock and air traffic delays, and make inequality worse, or it can help stabilize the environment, balance transportation systems, and create walkable neighborhoods with diverse housing choices.
Hosted by International Coalition of Sites of Conscience
With the COVID-19 pandemic, many cultural institutions are feeling a sense of anxiety and uncertainty around their finances. To address these needs, this session will bring together the Coalition’s Director of Development, Sara Murphy, and Linda Norris, our Global Programs Director, who will share and discuss resources and strategies for funding, grant proposals and reporting mechanisms – with a special focus on the Coalition’s Project Support Fund, which offers members grants for innovative projects. The session will also address the industry’s best practices for financially challenging times.
Applications are due on Monday, April 13, 2020. Transportation 101 is a 7-week class in which participants meet to learn from local experts and leaders, meet other interested citizens and ultimately put what they learn into action. Transportation 101 will develop leaders who are poised to enhance communities and people’s lives by cultivating a healthy, resilient and more sustainable lifestyle by supporting transit, active transportation and increased access. Transportation 101 graduates will be equipped to provide relevant and timely information to help policy makers, business leaders, and the general public make informed decisions about transportation choices and transportation infrastructure investments in our region.
The Smart Growth Network webinar series focuses on emerging issues that span all scales of planning. Join us at 1 p.m. Eastern, Tuesday, April 14, as we delve into the details of building operation and performance with the authors of The Power of Existing Buildings.