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Zoning Changes Facilitate Development of Arizona’s Car-Free Community

Description: Cities around the country are reducing or eliminating requirements for off-street parking in new developments, saving developers and residents money while reducing vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and emissions within […]

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Description: Cities around the country are reducing or eliminating requirements for off-street parking in new developments, saving developers and residents money while reducing vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and emissions within

Fossil Fuel Divestment

Description: Students, retirees, faith-based organizations, and others are acting to stop or withdraw investment in the fossil fuel industry. Activists around the country are calling for similar actions by pension

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Description: Students, retirees, faith-based organizations, and others are acting to stop or withdraw investment in the fossil fuel industry. Activists around the country are calling for similar actions by pension

Community Solar Projects

Description: Communities around the country are benefiting from access to community solar projects, a distributed solar energy deployment model that allows customers to buy or lease part of a larger,

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Description: Communities around the country are benefiting from access to community solar projects, a distributed solar energy deployment model that allows customers to buy or lease part of a larger,

Multi-Building Geothermal Heat Pump Systems

Description: Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana replaced four aging coal-fired boilers with a campus-wide geothermal heat pump heating and cooling system. Built in two phases from 2009 to 2014,

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Description: Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana replaced four aging coal-fired boilers with a campus-wide geothermal heat pump heating and cooling system. Built in two phases from 2009 to 2014,

Adopt Climate Emergency Resolution

Description: Cities, counties, and states in the U.S., and communities around the world, are formally adopting resolutions acknowledging that human activities have warmed the Earth to a point that threatens

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Description: Cities, counties, and states in the U.S., and communities around the world, are formally adopting resolutions acknowledging that human activities have warmed the Earth to a point that threatens

Transition Streets

Description: As described on their website, “Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, networking, and training for Transition Initiatives across the United States. It’s a vibrant,

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Description: As described on their website, “Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, networking, and training for Transition Initiatives across the United States. It’s a vibrant,

Reduce or eliminate parking minimums

Description: Historically, cities have required a minimum number of parking spaces for each new development, residential and commercial, even in transit- rich locations. This requirement increases costs and encourages car

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Description: Historically, cities have required a minimum number of parking spaces for each new development, residential and commercial, even in transit- rich locations. This requirement increases costs and encourages car

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