Talking Headways Podcast: The Evolution of Federal Livability Policy

Welcome back Mariia Zimmerman of MZ Strategies for her second appearance on the podcast. We discuss how livability initiatives have changed over time at the federal level, from the initial attempts to foster growth by transit to more recent efforts to ensure equitable results from the coordination of transportation and development policy.

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Livability and the GOP: A Conversation With HUD’s Mariia Zimmerman

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Perhaps the Obama administration’s greatest contribution to building more livable, less traffic-choked communities has been the new partnership between three agencies — DOT, EPA, and HUD — which are helping towns and cities grow more sustainably, using strategies from brownfield redevelopment to the provision of affordable housing along transit corridors. The agencies have collaborated to […]