Funding for Sustainable Communities in Peril!

The Partnership for Sustainable Communities are one of the targets of the FY 2012 federal budget. The House bill wiped out the sustainability grant programs- Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recover (TIGER) at Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Sustainable Communities Initiative at Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In 2009, the three federal agencies Transportation, Housing …

Are cities trying too hard to redevelop communities that already have a sustainable presence?

Preserving the environment, go green and sustainable developments are the frequently used words in this present world. Some of the top 10 green U.S. cities in 2011 listed on the mnn network are Portland, San Francisco, Boston, Oakland, Eugene, Cambridge, Berkeley, Seattle, Chicago and Austin. America’s eco friendly mayors have played a vital role and …