Tag Archives: City Planning

Baltimore Sensors Will Measure Air Pollution Block by Block

Researchers are well aware that Baltimore’s summer air quality can be hazardous to residents’ health. But understanding how smog levels differ from neighborhood to neighborhood could help policy-makers address public health crises with greater precision. Read more... Read more

Two Cities Will Get Chance to Raise Money for Green Infrastructure

​Last fall, the DC Water and Sewer Authority issued an Environmental Impact Bond or EIB. Investors put up $25 million to construct green infrastructure designed to mimic natural processes. Two more cities will soon issue EIBs for infrastructure projects. Which two cities exactly will be determined in a competition announced by Neighborly, a company with a platform that makes it easy for the public to invest directly in municipal bonds. Read more... Read more

City Launches New Savannah Shines Initiative

​The City of Savannah launched a new program Friday, they say will help improve the quality of life for their residents. The program called Savannah Shines is a multifaceted, coordinated approach to neighborhood revitalization. City leaders say Savannah Shines will focus on four things: Private and public property, public safety and community engagement. Read more... Read more
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