Federal Hearing on “Livable Communities, Transit Oriented Development, and Incorporating Green Building Practices into Federal Housing and Transportation Policy”

Today and tomorrow, the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will listen to Secretary of Transportation and Secretary of HUD, Ray LaHood and Shaun Donovan, respectively, as well as a panel of experts, including Congress for the New Urbanism President, John Norquist, explain the importance of transit oriented development and green building practices in creating more affordable and livable communities.

Listen to the webcast, Livable Communities, Transit Oriented Development, and Incorporating Green Building Practices into Federal Housing and Transportation Policy at 1:00 PM CST today (Secretaries LaHood and Donovan) and tomorrow’s (panel of experts) at 9:00 AM CST.

More information:
Secretary Donovan’s testimony and HUD Press Release.

HUD and DOT Partnership: Sustainable Communities Press Release

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