Smart Growth Online
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Smart Growth Online is a website which supports economic growth, strong communities and environmental health. The website is a project of the Maryland Department of Planning and is funded by the U.S. EPA Office of Sustainable Communities and is the web presence of the Smart Growth Network. One of the unique elements of the website is that they host webinars frequently while discussing various aspects of land use and transportation planning, such as walkability, cycling, mixed-use development, the value of street trees, social equity and more. Smart Growth Online also provides a mailing list to keep updated on upcoming webinars and resources. Although the subject matter of the site is configured for a U.S. audience, many elements are transferrable to a Canadian context. In addition, there are many overlapping concepts when comparing smart growth to complete, compact communities.