Article: ARC’s Livable Centers Initiative: 2021 grantees continue smart growth planning

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ARC’s Livable Centers Initiative: 2021 grantees continue smart growth planning

For 21 years, the Livable Centers Initiative has funded planning efforts to emulate a sense of small town connectivity in metro Atlanta’s sprawling array of homes, shops and work centers. The project list unveiled Wednesday maintains the program’s focus on solid planning practices, Dan Reuter, an LCI founder, said Friday.

“LCI is the key in metro Atlanta in trying to change our region’s very automobile-dominate place into one of creating these urban, sustainable, walkable places,” Reuter said. “The work is never done, but we have made tremendous progress since the program was started in 1999.”

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