EPA Smart Growth Webinar Tuesday April 10th with Normal, IL Mayor Chris Koos

EPA's Office of Sustainable Communities will present a Smart Growth Webinar April 6th, 2012 from 3:00 - 4:00 EST  featuring Mayor Chris Koos and Town Planner Mercy Davison from Normal, IL to discuss a recent plan that converted an inefficient traffic situation into a new vibrant and environmentally conscience public space. This project is a category winner for EPA's 2011 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement. 

Known as the Uptown Roundabout, it utilizes numerous infrastructure fixes to help manage traffic flow and stormwater runoff while simultaneously allowing for an inviting and walkable space. The webinar will include all the problems associated with conceptualization, advocacy, and final implementation of the project. 

To enter a current plan or project for the 2012 National Award for Smarth Growth please apply here, but hurry because the application period is only open until April 6th, 2012. Both public and private sectors project utilizing Smart Growth method are encouraged to apply. 

And don't forget to join in on the Smart Growth Webinar on April 6th, 2012 from 3:00 - 4:00 EST. There is no registration, but participants must also phone in at 866.299.3188, with participant code 2025662950. See you there!



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