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 Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Smart Scorecard for Development Projects (PDF)(27 pp, 81 K)