EPA is pleased to announce that the application period for the 12th annual National Award for Smart Growth Achievement is now open. This competition is open to public- and private-sector entities that have successfully used smart growth principles to improve communities environmentally, socially, and economically. Winners will be recognized at a ceremony in Washington, DC, in December 2013.
There are four categories:
- Built Projects
- Corridor and Neighborhood Revitalization
- Plazas, Parks, and Public Places
- Policies, Programs, and Plans
In addition, the review panel will choose an Overall Excellence winner from those that apply in these four categories.
Application deadline: April 12, 2013. For more information and the official award guidelines and entry form, visit the National Award for Smart Growth Achievement website.