Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System
Envision provides a framework for rating the economic, environmental, and community benefits of a wide range of infrastructure projects. It grades and evaluates projects based on 60 sustainability criteria.
Established in 1968 as a regional planning partnership, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) has become the designated planning agency for transportation, water, and air quality in Southeast Michigan. SEMCOG provides information and assistance to member local governments in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties. The organization advocates in Washington […]
This report details the Community-Based Public-Private Partnership (CBP3): a platform for implementing affordable, integrated green stormwater infrastructure.
Philadelphia’s municipal departments have played a critical role in the ongoing implementation of Greenworks Philadelphia, which is the city’s sustainability plan, and the Green City, Clean Waters plan, which is focused on green stormwater infrastructure. The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) is the primary custodian of the Greenworks Philadelphia plan and the Philadelphia Water Department […]
This study used panel data to explore three different hypotheses about how moving to greener or less green areas may affect mental health over time.