Are you a citizen working to move your neighbors away from “NIMBY” to “YIMBY” (Yes in my backyard)? Do you need to make the case for more walkable, lively neighborhoods to your local officials? Build a Better Burb has resources to help you demonstrate how better planning choices can improve yours and your neighbors’ lives.
How do we support developers who want to do something different? There’s an untapped army of developers just waiting to build 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?