WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Vice President Gore released a report entitled "Building Livable Communities," prepared by the White House Task Force on Livable Communities. The first half of the report describes growth-related challenges facing urban, suburban, and rural communities; highlights local examples from communities across the nation; and defines an appropriate role for the federal government to support local actions.
The second half of the report outlines the Livable Communities Initiative, a 30-point package of policies and partnerships to support local efforts to build more livable communities. The Initiative is designed to support local efforts to revitalize existing communities; expand transportation choices; improve schools and increase public safety; protect farmland and open space; and generally encourage economic prosperity consistent with a high quality of life.
You can either read the report online or order a copy at www.livablecommunities.gov.