Embracing the River: Smart Growth Strategies for Assisting in Cedar Rapids Recovery

Categorized Under: Environment, Transportation



ICF reviewed codes, plans, policies, and implementation strategies for the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a flood-impacted community, and made recommendations for improvements.

In June 2008, the city and surrounding areas was hit hard by flooding and tornados. This report provides guidance that could help the city of Cedar Rapids make policy changes to achieve the benefits of improving walkability, encouraging mixed-use development, and better managing stormwater runoff.

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Source: City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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