Livable and sustainable communities are safe and healthy. They offer residents choices in where to live and how to get around.
Planning refers to how policymakers design, regulate, and manage the built environment.
Extreme weather conditions, natural disasters, and health emergencies can be devastating to communities.
Redevelopment reuses previously developed land to catalyze new economic growth. It can provide new housing options or community amenities.
When done well, community planning spurs economic development that helps all members of a community thrive.
Enhancing livable communities—through projects to improve transportation options, ensure more affordable and accessible housing, and build and maintain public spaces such as
Transportation planning is the collaborative process of determining how to move people and goods.
People age 50 and older make 85 percent of their local trips by private vehicle. The vast majority of them hold a driver’s license.
Older adults are more likely than younger people to die in crashes of the same severity because of their increased frailty.
Today’s cars are incorporating increasing levels of automation to enable a car’s computer—rather than the human driver—to accomplish key driving tasks.