Smart Growth

LEED for Neighborhood Development

LEED for Neighborhood Development

New standards created by an NRDC partnership are providing a guide for developers and communities to build greener neighborhoods. Read more »

Building Green

The market for high-performance homes and workplaces is soaring. This guide can help builders and developers find out how building green can work for them. Read more »

Change Your Commute, Change Your City

Change Your Commute, Change Your City

Being able to walk and bike safely and conveniently in your city means more than having a pleasant way to get around. It also indicates what your city is doing to become smarter and more environmentally friendly. Read more »

Affordable Green Housing

The Green Communities Initiative is building thousands of affordable, environmentally friendly homes across the country. Read more »

Building Better Communities

Building Better Communities

Smart growth strategies can save Americans thousands of dollars a year in transportation costs while improving quality of life. Read more »

California's Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act

California's Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act

California's SB 375 is the nation's first legislation to link transportation and land use planning with global warming. Read more »

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