Aug 8, 2017

House and Senate committees have both passed transportation budget bills for the upcoming year. While the House made a few cuts, the Senate flatly rejected President Trump’s requests to eliminate the TIGER grant program, halt all new federally supported transit construction, and slash passenger rail service.


Aug 8, 2017

In late July, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Brownfields Task Force Chair Elizabeth (NJ) Mayor Christian J. Bollwage applauded passage of Brownfield Redevelopment legislation, commending members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for passing a bipartisan Brownfields Redevelopment bill.  


Aug 8, 2017

Smart Growth America’s Amazing Place report demonstrates ways that cities are investing in vibrant, walkable neighborhoods to help attract new residents and jobs, support existing businesses, and benefit everyone’s quality of life.


Aug 8, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency celebrated the recipients of seven Brownfields grants in western Massachusetts. This year, entities in western Massachusetts received $2.4 million for assessment and cleanup of Brownfields sites.


Jun 21, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service, EPA and the Appalachian Regional Commission have teamed up with Smart Growth America, to deliver what’s dubbed “Cool & Connected” technical assistance. 


Jun 21, 2017

Green Bay, Wis. redevelopment efforts are getting a big boost with a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.


Jun 21, 2017

Innovative Florida environmental site cleanup and Brownfield programs received a boost as the 2017 regular session of the Florida Legislature concluded.


Jun 21, 2017

Minneapolis’ network of bike lanes is growing—and not just on side streets. Many popular commercial corridors, including Hennepin Avenue in Uptown, will eventually cede part of the roadway to designated lanes for bicycles.    


Jun 21, 2017

Weirton, West Va. hopes to use its steel manufacturing heritage to attract new investments to the community.


Jun 21, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in June selected the City of Taunton, Mass. to receive Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund supplemental funding. The additional half a million-dollar support will help the city continue its work cleaning up contaminated brownfield properties.



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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Michigan developers now can collect some of the taxes generated by businesses on brownfield sites upon which they're building ...

Innovative Florida environmental site cleanup and Brownfield programs received a boost as the 2017 regular session of the Florida Legislature concluded ...

Green Bay, Wis. redevelopment efforts are getting a big boost with a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency ...