How do we help citizens move away from “NIMBY” to “YIMBY” (Yes in my backyard)? Better urban planning choices can have positive impacts on people’s lives, but residents are often afraid of change.
How do we inspire developers to do something different? How do we create an army of developers building connected and diverse neighborhoods?
How can governments leave behind the traditional model of the “bedroom suburb” in favor of more diverse, connected, mixed-use communities?
What tools and resources will help investors, developers, and municipalities finance great suburban designs, and how can public-private partnerships contribute to better suburbs?
How can we ensure that everyone has the opportunity to live in any neighborhood in any suburb? Great places are inclusive and diverse, but housing and transportation barriers often separate classes and ethnic groups.
What are the tools and resources for citizens, investors, and leaders to design, plan, and create great suburban places?