Resources

Learn more about Corridors of Opportunity

Corridors of Opportunity

HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities

Living Cities Grant Information

Partnership for Sustainable Communities Announcement of Regional Planning Grants

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Press Release

Learn more about the Community Engagement Team

Purpose, Vision, Values and Work Plan Objectives

Work Plan

Steering Committee

Corridors of Opportunity Grantee Map

Sustainable Communities in the Twin Cities: How Community Groups Are Working with Government to Transform Transitway Development

Learn more about the eligible corridors

Summary of Transitway Status as of 1/14/13

Bottineau Transitway

Cedar Avenue BRT

Central Corridor LRT

Gateway Corridor

Hiawatha LRT

Northstar Commuter Rail

Southwest LRT

Learn how transitways are planned

Twin Cities Regional Transitway Decision-Making Overview
Who has authority over transitway planning in the Twin Cities? This flow chart depicts the complex and often interrelated authorities who play a role in transitway planning in our region.

Community Engagement Opportunities for Transitway Development
How does a new transitway get planned? The complex steps of planning, design and public input can be overwhelming. This simple chart shows the major planning steps each new transitway must go through, and which government agencies have authority over those processes.

Status of Corridors of Opportunity Transitways
This map shows the seven Corridors of Opportunity, with a high-level summary of what planning stage each transitway is currently in.

FTA Circular on Environmental Justice
This document provides guidance to  state departments of transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, public transportation providers, and other recipients of FTA funds on how to fully engage environmental justice populations in the public transportation decision-making process; how to determine whether environmental justice populations would be subjected to disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects as a result of a transportation plan, project, or activity; and how to avoid, minimize, or mitigate these effects.

Learn about Community Engagement Best Practices

MCNO: Effective Practices in Community Engagement for Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

Citizen’s League: Principles for Citizen and Government Collaboration in Public Decision-making

FTA: Effective Use of Citizen Advisory Committees for Transit Planning and Operations

Georgia Stand Up: Rebuilding Trust Through Community Engagement

The Sustainable Communities Initiative: The Community Engagement Guide for Sustainable Communities

Learn about Equitable Development

Baltimore Red Line Community Compact

Harrison Neighborhood Association – Bassett Creek Valley Guiding Principles

Corridors of Opportunity – Equitable Development definition and principles

Environmental Protection Agency Creating Equitable, Healthy, and Sustainable Communities: Strategies for Advancing Smart Growth, Environmental Justice, and Equitable Development 2013

Metropolitan Council Transit Oriented Development Strategic Action Plan

PolicyLink Equitable Transit Oriented Development (in Massachusetts)

Southwest Community Works – Investment Framework timeline

Southwest Community Works -  guiding principles