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“Shifting Suburbs:” Infrastructure for a more compact future

December 20, 2012

From the Urban Land Institute:

The ULI Infrastructure Initiative is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Shifting Suburbs: Reinventing Infrastructure for Compact Development. For compact development to work, developers Shifting Suburbsand municipalities must determine how to plan, fund, and finance the often costly and complicated infrastructure, including transit investments, structured parking, intricate street grids, sidewalks, lighting, and water, sewer, and other utility upgrades.

Shifting Suburbs examines the infrastructure approaches taken by eight suburban redevelopment case studies from across the United States, distilling winning strategies, stumbling blocks, and other lessons learned. The report highlights suburban arterials and first-ring suburbs as areas of particular opportunity—and challenge.

Download a free PDF of the report, watch the release webinar, and learn more here.

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