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Guides

Smart Transportation Guidebook
Guide
NJDOT and PADOT

Planning and Designing Streets that Support Sustainable and Livable Communities.

Complete Streets Basic Resources
Guide
Smart Growth America

Essential resources to understand and get updates about Smart Growth America's 'Complete Street' design framework.

Preservation Briefs
Guide
National Park Service

Guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings - especially useful to Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program applicants because they recommend methods and approaches for rehabilitating historic buildings that are consistent with their historic character.

What is Transformative Placemaking?
Guide, Case Study, Report
Brookings

The Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Center for Transformative Placemaking documents and develops new approaches to creating economic districts within cities, towns, and regions that meet the evolving place needs of people and businesses.

Resource Guide for Rural Planning and Design
Guide
Citizen's Institute on Rural Design

This is a list of affiliated organizations and entities the APA works closely with.

Complete Streets Best Policy and Implementation Practices
Guide, Case Study
American Planning Association

Descriptions and examples from the implementation of Complete Streets policies.

A Guide to Revitalizing Pennsylvania's Small Downtowns
Guide
The Center for Rural Pennsylvania

This guide provides a variety of low cost tools and strategies for small communities to remake their downtown into the hub of activity they once were.

Developing a Downtown Marketing Strategy
Guide
YFactor

Recommendations for creating a multi-year strategy, stakeholder engagement, and vision development

Enabling Better Places
Guide
Congress for New Urbanism

A users' guide to zoning reform.

Rural Design Resources
Guide, Toolkit, Report, Case Study
Citizen's Institute on Rural Design

A resource library curated by CIRD.

What is Placemaking?
Guide
Project for Public Spaces

Placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community.

Technical Assistance Library
Guide, Legislation
National Alliance of Preservation Commissions

Articles, research studies, and technical bulletins on a variety of topics to help preservation commissions operate more effectively and proactively.

Best Practices for Your Organization’s Website
Guide
Main Street America

How to develop your digital storefront.

Economic Revitalization of Small Town Downtowns: Financial Tools
Guide
EcDevJournal

An installment in an article series to address the concern of not being able to find funding.

Smarth Growth Resource Library
Guide, Toolkit, Report, Case Study
Smart Growth America

Resources available from Smart Growth America with newsletter sign-up.