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America’s legacy cities are rightsizing, making reinvestment decisions around their current and projected population’s infrastructure needs. This session will discuss Relocal, a systematic approach to rightsizing using a data-based analytical framework that aids cities in setting priorities and allocating scarce resources using environmental and landscape metrics to make final recommendations.
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Understand the magnitude of “rightsizing cities” in the United States.
Learn how the concept of “rightsizing” is being implemented in these legacy cities.
Examine one approach – Relocal – and how it assists cities to make strategic rightsizing decisions.
Learn how landscape and environmental measures are incorporated into Relocal and influence final recommendations.
Rodney Swink, FASLA, PlaceEconomics; Emilie Evans, PlaceEconomics; Donovan Rypkema, PlaceEconomics
American Society of Landscape Architects