Implementing a green approach to designing and building community infrastructure can have a variety of meanings from recycling programs, landscaping, Low Impact Development techniques to developing a sustainable and resilient community. The G3 approach also includes empowering small to mid-sized communities with the tools and mechanisms to achieve their goals of improved livability, healthier environment, and prosperous green & local economy.
The G3 Academy represents a ‘virtual resource’ and a collaborative network of stewards, practitioners and sponsors. The Academy offers community leaders, local stakeholders, and private and public entities easy access to technical, planning, policy, funding and job creation opportunities as it relates to the creation of green streets and green towns.
These tools can help you map out natural resources around your community, calculate stormwater treatment, and understand the multiple benefits of making your streets and your town a greener, more sustainable place to live.
The G3 DIGEST is designed to incorporate, leverage, capture and disseminate information on sustainable products and practices related to sustainable transportation, green infrastructure, innovative storm water management, low impact development, context sensitive solutions, and innovations in transportation and community planning, economics, career development, policy, legislation and funding.