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The Hot Report: A Guide to Measure Community Sustainability

The Sustainable Communities Hot Report uses various data from the U.S. Census Bureau to give community leaders and residents a quick and easy way to determine how well their community is performing on indicators related to transportation, housing, economic development, income, and equity. Users can view charts, tables, and maps showing their community’s trends over time and can compare their community’s performance to peer communities.

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Placeways Community GIS Software

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EPA Green Infrastructure Case Studies

This page contains links to green infrastructure case studies covering a number of topics including performance, groundwater impacts, community-scale studies, economics and policy research.

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i-Tree Tools

i-Tree includes a full suite of highly-technical forestry benefits calculators and siting tools best suited for those with professional knowledge of stormwater management and GIS.

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Green Values National Stormwater Management Calculator

This tool allows users to quickly compare the performance, costs, and benefits of green infrastructure to conventional stormwater practices. The calculator is comprehensive and requires multiple data sets.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Data Sets
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Implement It
  • Plan It
  • Sustain It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Integrate, Implement, Assess, Adapt
  • Publisher(s):
  • Partnership for Sustainable Communities