Regulating Green: Is Your Municipality Promoting Green Infrastructure?

Zoning Practice — September 2010

By Mami Hara, AICP, David Rouse, FAICP


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This article uses case studies of Atlanta and Philadelphia to illustrate how planning, policy, and regulation can be used to promote green infrastructure at the local level.


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Sept. 1, 2010
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About the Authors

Mami Hara, AICP

David Rouse, FAICP
David Rouse, FAICP, ASLA is the Managing Director of Research and Advisory Services for the American Planning Association in Washington, DC. In this capacity he leads the Planning Advisory Service, sponsored research programs (inlcuding Green Communities, Hazards Planning, and Planning and Community Health), and special initiatives such as the Sustaining Places Comprehensive Plan Standards and Planning for Autonomous Vehicles. Prior to joining APA, David was a principal at the firm Wallace Roberts & Todd in Philadelphia. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a registered landscape architect with nearly 40 years of experience in community planning, design, and applied research.