Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Read the national case study on Decatur - "Healthy Decatur: A Holistic Approach to Sustainability"

ICMA is the professional and educational organization for chief appointed managers, administrators, and assistants in cities, towns, counties, and regional entities throughout the world. The ICMA has just published a case study on the City of Decatur, "Healthy Decatur: A Holistic Approach to Sustainability". Please click HERE to read the report.

Healthy Decatur: A Holistic Approach to Sustainability
Decatur, Georgia, has long focused on building a community that supports active living. The city has developed a Community Transportation Plan that focuses on making active modes of transportation an easy choice, created an Active Living Division to oversee programs, and worked to promote mixed-use development has had a number of benefits for the community.

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