This has been a big year for bike-sharing, bike lanes, and all manner of bicycle-related urban improvements.
That emphasis is now showing up in smart growth holiday offerings as well. The Coalition for Smarter Growth, in the the Washington, DC, region, is offering reduced-price memberships in Capital BikeShare or credits on ZipCar use to those who join the Coalition.
Three projects that were worked on by Tunnell-Spangler-Walsh & Associates (TSW), an Atlanta-based planning, architecture, and landscape architecture firms, have won awards from the Atlanta Regional Commission.
At the Commission's State of the Region Breakfast, the awards that were presented included these:
The Transect Codes Council has established a new award in honor of the late Ken Groves, who did path-breaking work on codes in Montgomery, Alabama, during his tenure as the city's planning director. The Groves Award will be given to a public official in recognition of superior effort "in furthering the principles of transect-based policy and planning, providing exemplary leadership and vision."