All Report Articles in Places and Spaces

Equity in the Piedmont Triad

  • 3/23/2014
  • report
The purpose of this report is to provide stakeholders the factual foundation necessary to engage in a well-informed, on-going dialogue about a path to inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Building economic prosperity and resilience for everyone in our region requires a wide ranging set of approaches, spearheaded and sustained by numerous stakeholders representing a broad range of interests from throughout our region. Collaboration across organizations and sectors will ensure and sustain robust, opportunity-rich communities.

Piedmont Together's Goals, Objectives, and Strategies

  • 3/10/2014
  • report
The Piedmont Together project team has generated goals, objectives, and strategies for each of the project's five main focus areas of housing, jobs, transportation, health, and places & spaces. The full set of recommendations and supporting research will be presented at the Framework for Prosperity summit on March 27, 2014 in downtown Greensboro. Register now to be one of the first to see the plan in its entirety.

Green Infrastructure Report

  • 2/21/2014
  • report
Green infrastructure is found in every community of the Piedmont Triad, but the ways in which it is serves the larger region can be very different. The redevelopment of the Triad’s urban cores and the concern regarding its loss of farmland and open spaces offers the region an opportunity to invest in all types of green infrastructure to sustain and improve the quality of life for all Triad residents. Read the full report for more details.

Climate Adaptation Report

  • 2/21/2014
  • report
The US Southeast appears to be fundamentally changing due to climate change in the forms of coastal flooding, more violent thunderstorms; higher temperatures, increased drought risk; and greater winter precipitation. Compared to other regions of the nation and the world, the impacts of climate change on the Triad may less dramatically alter lifestyles and the environment from today’s “normal,” but there will be fundamental changes to the region.

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