The city of Austin, Texas' Smart Growth Matrix (2001) is an assessment tool to determine the smart growth attributes of a development project. City staff used the tool to evaluate how well a development met the city's smart growth criteria. Projects that significantly advanced smart growth goals were eligible for project incentives.
- Issue categories:
- Determine how and where development occurs
- Improve our quality of life
- Enhance our tax base
- Number of questions: 27
- Scale of each rated component: Varies, weighted 1 to 5
- Summary score: Yes
See more scorecards to help evaluate municipal-level policies, specific projects, and community components on EPA's Smart Growth Scorecards page.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Smart Growth Matrix (PDF)(3 pp, 27 K)