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Projects

Sample Project List

Cities have flexibility in suggesting potential projects in a broad range of department and topic areas associated with sustainability. Projects will depend on a community’s needs and priorities. Below is a starter list of sample projects for consideration.

  • Sustainability
    • City/Dept. Plan Development
    • Data Analysis
    • Metrics and Monitoring
  • Branding, PR Campaign, Materials, Public Outreach
  • Code Revisions
  • Community Engagement
  • Department Strategic Planning
  • Disaster/Emergency Preparedness & Response
  • Facility Designs
  • Historic Preservation
  • Homelessness and Policy Alternatives
  • Neighborhoods
    • Promise Neighborhoods
    • Neighborhood/Center Redesigns
  • Planning
    • Bicycle/Pedestrian Accessibility, Connectivity
    • Demonstration Area/Plan/Design
    • Open Spaces & Program Design
    • Redevelopment options – site/general
    • Strategic Planning
    • Streets – Neighborhood Circulation, Wayfinding, Signage, Green Infrastructure, LID, Stormwater
    • Transit Oriented Development
  • Public Art
  • Renewable Energy Feasibility

Projects in Progress, Spring 2017

  • City of Tempe
    • Climate Action Plan
  • City of Goodyear
    • Water conservation and curtailment plan updates
  • City of Scottsdale
    • Solid Waste & Recycling BMPs for Participation Education
  • City of Phoenix
    • Green Infrastructure & LID Case Study

Past Projects

  • City of Apache Junction
    • Trail Connectivity, Downtown Visioning & State Land Visioning
    • Solid Waste White Paper
  • City of Surprise
    • Defining Social Sustainability

School of Sustainability Projects (2014-2016)