???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Sustainability moves low income neighborhoods from the fringe. Memphis is working on a plan to develop some 300 miles of bikeways and walkways connecting to adjacent states. In working with low-income area advocates, these bikeways and walkways will also connect low income area residents to local transportation outlets, such as bus routes. This will help low income residents’ ability to connect from home to work.  Other cities are using similar strategies to improve transportation alternatives for low income areas.   For the full story, click here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.

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