December 27, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Can the good work of Kansas City’s Green Impact Zone be sustained?

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Three years ago, Kansas City’s metropolitan planning organization, the Mid America Regional Council, designated a disinvested urban district of some 150 bloc… Continue reading

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April 12, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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SoCal’s new sustainability strategy is impressive step forward

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
We expect forward-looking sustainability planning from places like Portland, Vancouver and Copenhagen.  Los Angeles?  Not so much.  Southern Califor… Continue reading

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February 15, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Nashville’s promise for a greener transportation future

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
The regional planning authority for the Nashville, Tennessee metropolitan area has embarked on a new philosophy to put the notoriously sprawling region on a less p… Continue reading

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