Ideas, examples, and how-to instructions for creating an exciting and innovative sustainability project in your neighborhood
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West End Biker’s Club
The West End Biker’s Club was a collaborative project with St. Vincent Greenway Inc., a community development corporation, and Positive Youth Affair, ...
The Bevo Gardens project transformed an unused, overgrown vacant lot into an attractive intergenerational neighborhood gathering space. The project su...
HUB: Hybrid Urban Bioscapes
HUB consists of a nectaring garden that provides ecological support to productive landscapes in ONSL. The project offers two different landscapes with...
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Arts, Culture & Innovation
Public art, events, history, sports, science, research
Education, Training & Leadership
Environmental and eco-literacy, professional development, schools, training
Empowerment, Diversity & Equity
Ethnicity, youth, seniors, life choices, LGBT, religion
Health, Well-Being & Safety
Food, fitness, pedestrians, bikers, crime prevention, urban agriculture
Infrastructure, Facility & Transportation
Transit, streets, waste, recycling, energy, water, walking, cycling, efficiency, green infrastructure
Prosperity, Opportunity & Employment
Local businesses, marketing, branding, identity, neighborhood assets
Urban Character, Vitality & Ecology
Food, landscape, preservation, vacant land, streets, buildings, parks, greenspace, neighborhoods
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