Tag Archives: livability

Livable Transit Corridors: Methods, Metrics, and Strategies

​This report from the Transportation Research Board presents practical planning and implementation strategies to enhance livability in transit corridors. This handbook provides a resource for planning practitioners, policy makers, and other stakeholders to measure, understand, and improve transit corridor livability. Download report for free... Read more

Incorporating Context Sensitive Solutions and Environmental Justice to Enhance Livability

​This FHWA webinar will highlight strategies to improve livability in traditionally underserved communities through meaningful public engagement, identifying and addressing adverse impacts, and implementing context sensitive transportation solutions. Following a Federal overview, speakers will discuss how the principles of CSS and environmental justice can be effectively incorporated throughout the transportation decision-making process. Register now... Read more

Using Active Transportation and CSS to Enhance Livability in Rural Communities and Small Towns

​This webinar from the Federal Highway Administration, in partnership with Project for Public Spaces and Sevatec, will highlight strategies to improve livability and connectivity in rural communities and small towns through collaborative efforts to create economic development opportunities, and promote multimodal accessibility. Register now... Read more

Neighborhood Updates Master Plan With Changing Chicago in Mind

With rents rising, development pressure increasing and a growing demand for multimodal links among the neighborhood’s many transportation assets, Wicker Park Bucktown’s new master plan highlights how much has changed since 2009, both in the neighborhood and in the broader conversation about livable cities. Read more... Read more
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