A Neighborhood Improvement Journal - Fall 2020

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Neighborhood Improvement – Items of Interest

 

 

You Don't Need Transit to Build a Walkable Place

The mistaken belief that transit is a prerequisite for building a walkable community may be preventing us from pursuing options that are not transit-dependent.

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Cohousing Offers Community and a Different Way to Live

 

 

Communal living is on the rise in the United States, particularly in the form of cohousing — when strangers live in separate living quarters, yet share a common area, meals, and often, more intimate parts of their lives such as childcare

 

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Community-based Planning – A Case Study

 

When neighborhoods are allowed to plan and zone without considering the regionwide interest in increasing housing stock, scarcity can result

 

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Nine ways to Reduce Loneliness in Your Community

 

Many good ideas for engaging those who may feel left out.

 

 

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How Libraries of Things build resilience, fight climate change and bring communities together

 

Most people are familiar with libraries and also with rental shops, so Libraries of Things have the advantage of being both innovative yet familiar at the same time.

 

 

 

 

 

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