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Topic: Greenprint

Greening the Region

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on June 23rd, 2015

The Daily News - Only two months after the plan was formally released, the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan received the Excellence in Sustainability Award for a Plan from the American Planning Association's Sustainable Communities Division. Now eight juisdictions have accepted the plan's adoption resolution, giving significant momentum to the Greenprint initiative.  Read more.

GREENPRINT 2014/2040 Sustainability Plan for the Mid-South Wins Excellence in Sustainability Award

Posted by Andrew Trippel on April 21st, 2015

GREENPRINT 2015/2040, the final plan of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan initiative, has been awarded the Excellence in Sustainability Award for a Plan. This prestigious award comes months after the Greenprint Plan was completed by a tri-state regional consortium of partners and formally released in February 2015. The plan effort was led by the Memphis-Shelby County Office of Sustainability. LRK and Team LRK Greenprint planning members Alta Planning, Placeways LLC, the Trust for Public Land, and Powers Hill Design congratulate consortium partners and the Office of Sustainability on the award-winning work that was accomplished. Read more.

Greenprint Maps Plan for 25-Year Development

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on February 6th, 2015

The Daily News - The Mid-South Regional Greenprint Plan got its formal launch Thursday, Feb. 5th at the Memphis Botanic Garden. Read more.

Bloodworth: Greenways Increasing Residential Values

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 11th, 2014

The Daily News - This article discusses the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Sustainability Plan's goal of conserving and enhancing connectivity to natural assets across the region, also leading to increased property values. Read more

Greenprint Advocates Tout Range of Benefits

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on August 28th, 2014

The Daily News - This article discusses how the Mid-South Regional Greenprint and Sustainability Plan leverages our local natural resources and growing network of trails, providing more recreational opportunities, boosting the regional transportation system, promoting economic development, and building community. Read more.

Local Firms Benefiting from Cycling, Walking Paths

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on June 21st, 2014

The Daily News - This article focuses on the 150 miles of new trails and bike lanes that have been planned in the Memphis area over the past three years. Features the Main to Main Street Multimodal Connector project and the Mid-South Greenprint and Sustainability Plan. Read more.