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Federal Resources for Sustainable Rural Communities highlights agency support available to rural communities, such as programs for funding, technical assistance and opportunities. The guide was produced in 2012 by The Partnership for Sustainable Communities—made up of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Quiet Revolution in Transportation Planning: How Great Corridors Make Great Communities (PPS Transportation Series) explains the importance of an integrated, corridor-based approach to transportation planning. Through eight case studies it outlines best practices, tools and strategies for improving transportation, strengthening communities, and better protecting natural and cultural resources.
A Guide to Neighborhood Placemaking in Chicago is written for anyone who has a stake in the improvement of neighborhoods. It describes the process and steps for developing a Placemaking program and engaging citizens from the beginning of the project through its implementation- while also bringing in public, professional and technical resources in a supportive and creative way.