Smart Scorecard for Development Projects (2002), developed by the Congress for the New Urbanism, is a tool to help decision makers, municipal planners and staff, neighborhood organizations, and developers determine whether a specific project is fulfilling a community's smart growth goals. It is designed to help communities that are discussing how and where to grow next.
- Issue categories:
- Proximity to existing/future development and infrastructure
- Mix and balance of uses
- Site optimization and compactness
- Accessibility and mobility choices
- Community context and site design
- Fine-grained block, pedestrian, and park network
- Reuse and redevelopment options
- Process collaboration and predictability of decisions
- Number of questions: 67
- Scale of each rated component: Varies
- Summary score: No
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 Scorecard for Development Projects (PDF)(27 pp, 81 K)