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Decision-Making Toolbox to Plan and Manage Park-and-Ride Facilities for Public Transportation

The Guidebook on Planning and Managing Park-and-Ride provides approaches to managing park-and-ride facilities, from developing the park-and-ride concept for a community to day-to-day management. Key themes include design, implementation, operations, and maintenance of these facilities. Read report... Read more

Nearby Nature for Human Health: Sites to Systems

​​While many cities have created rich systems of public parks, presenting residents with ample opportunity to linger in nature, the same cannot be said for all urban settings. That need not be the case. In the report, “Nearby Nature for Human Health: Sites to Systems,” the authors provide a “how to” on creating systems of linked parks and open spaces that can become health support systems, offering opportunities for city residents to be outdoors in pleasant environments. Read report... Read more

Better Plans for Better Places

​The Institute for Sustainable Communities recently published “Better Plans for Better Places.” This report describes the ways that the Sustainable Communities Initiative, an interagency collaboration among the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Department of Transportation, helped communities develop collaborative planning processes that promote vibrant neighborhoods nationwide. Learn more... Read more