Conservationists and advocates in the Borderlands area of RI and CT are stressing the need to “reinvent the village.” These towns are absorbing new growth while conserving and enhancing the natural amenities that make this region unique.
Golden Vision 2030 is a comprehensive visioning plan that engages a broad spectrum of the community to deeply explore the City’s character, strengths and opportunities for change, with a focus on planning at the neighborhood level.
Routt County's Vision 2030 is a collaborative, citizen-driven initiative to engage residents, identify and prioritize what they value most about their community and find ways to help the County steer growth and change.
The "Portsmouth Listens" project uses Study Circles to engage citizens in deep dialogue about a wide range of city issues, from school bullying to sustainability, budgeting, and the city's master plan.
The OpenNeighborhood Project uses both high tech tools (Second Life) and low tech (cardboard cutouts) to allow the citizens of Acton, MA to envision the redevelopment of Kelley's Corner, an important town gateway.
As Durango’s population continues to grow, residents was to preserve their city’s heart and soul. The comprehensive plan update process looked to protect quality of life for the community and to engage many citizens using a wide variety of tools.