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Published by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency, International City/County Management Association, Rhode Island Sea Grant
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 S526 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24382651M
LC Control Number2009526457
OCLC/WorldCa537669616

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Smart Growth for Coastal and Waterfront Communities Winooski, Vermont, revitalized its downtown with mixed-income housing, stores, and a new Riverwalk that reconnects the town to the Winooski River. Coastal and waterfront communities have a distinctive sense of place created by their history and characteristic sights, sounds, and smells.   Smart Growth for Coastal and Waterfront Communities This interagency guide highlights tools, techniques, and examples of smart growth in practice for planners, local decision-makers, developers, nonprofit groups, and others interested in waterfront development issues.   The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a report that explores how smart growth strategies may help coastal and waterfront communities manage growth and development while balancing environmental, economic, and quality of life issues. The report also examines how communities on the water might adapt smart growth . In partnership with NOAA, Rhode Island Sea Grant, and the International City/County Management Association, EPA has released Smart Growth for Coastal and Waterfront Communities. This interagency guide builds on existing smart growth principles to offer 10 specific development guidelines for coastal and waterfront communities.

Developed in consultation with the national Smart Growth Network, the interagency guide builds on the network's ten smart growth principles to create coastal and waterfront-specific strategies for development. The guide includes an overview of the unique development challenges and opportunities along the water and provides specific approaches to development that.   Smart Growth for Coastal and Waterfront Communities. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the International City/County Management Association, and Rhode Island Sea Grant, jointly released "Smart Growth for Coastal and Waterfront Communities," intended for planners, local government officials, . Available as a website and as a downloadable PDF, the guide is organized into 10 "elements" describing development guidelines for communities interested in implementing coastal and waterfront smart growth.   Smart Growth Illustrated: Shows how places around the country have used smart growth strategies. This Is Smart Growth: Shows how smart growth looks in rural places, suburbs, and cities around the country. Smart Growth for Coastal and Waterfront Communities: Includes examples of smart growth development and strategies along waterfronts and coasts.

This website is organized into 10 chapters describing different elements essential for communities interested in implementing coastal and waterfront smart growth. By clicking on the individual chapters on the left side bar, you will get a description of each Coastal and Waterfront Smart Growth Element, how this relates to the Coastal and.   Overview. Communities can use smart growth strategies to achieve environmental, social, and economic goals. This online guide outlines ten coastal smart growth elements and provides a wide range of tools and techniques for incorporating these elements into community planning efforts. Information on Coastal and Waterfront Smart Growth. See Element 6 to get started.; National Working Waterfront Network launches Sustainable Working Waterfront how 10 local champions are helping to protect working waterfronts. "Achieving Hazard-Resilient Coastal & Waterfront Smart Growth" Estimating the Local Marine Economy: Telling Your Story. Smart Coastal Growth principals have been developed by industry leaders and the government to recommend walkable communities with physical and visual access to and along the waterfront. With Smart Growth in a walkable community, trips by bicycle or .