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Sustainability -- Urban Planning

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View Resource Green Institute Homepage

The Green Institute is an entrepreneurial environmental organization creating jobs, improving the quality of life, and enhancing the urban environment in inner-city Minneapolis. The Institute...

http://www.greeninstitute.org
View Resource Institute for Local Self Reliance

The ILSR offers a vision of sustainable, self-reliant cities and promotes energy conservation as a key player in urban economic development. A national organization, its work is informed by projects...

http://www.ilsr.org/
View Resource MIT OpenCourseWare: Introduction to Urban Design and Development, Spring 2006

Part of MIT's innovative OpenCourseWare Project, that provides materials from MIT classes to the public on the web, the site provides materials introducing how urban areas change over time, and the...

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-001...
View Resource MIT OpenCourseWare: The City, Spring 2003

Part of MIT's innovative OpenCourseWare Project, that provides materials from MIT classes to the public on the web, the site explores the variety of physical aspects of cities in the twentieth...

http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/35254/11-016JS...
View Resource New Urbanism: Creating Livable Sustainable Communities

This site contains information on the impacts of urban sprawl and solutions such as new urbanism and smart growth.

http://www.newurbanism.org
View Resource Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium

This site features an organization comprised of environmental policy makers and universities and colleges devoted to improving environmental policy and understanding through government and academic...

http://www.paconsortium.state.pa.us/
View Resource Planetizen

A public-interest information exchange for the urban planning, design and development community. Provides a daily, one-stop source for urban planning news, job opportunities, commentary and events.

http://www.planetizen.com/
View Resource Project Assessment Worksheet: A Community Decision Making Tool

A worksheet designed to encourage better-informed decisions and better project design (March 2000).

http://www.rmi.org/rmi/Library/ER00-27_ProjectAssessmentWork...
View Resource Proposed National Objectives, Principles and Standards for Water and Related Resources Implementation Studies

This document reflects planning efforts by the Executive Office of the President to design federal policy for the use of water resources.

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc31166/
View Resource Smart Communities Network: Creating Energy Smart Communities

Promotes sustainable development as a tool to strengthen the local economy, improve the environment and enhance the quality of life. Provides top websites on sustainable community development, as...

http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/
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