City of Memphis Mayor AC Wharton, Jr. and Shelby County Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr. have partnered with Pathway...
Encourage financing options for energy efficiency improvements on new and existing buildings.
*Through the Mayors' Energy Challenge, a public-private partnership was designed to provide the necessary tools and resources to motivate individuals in the community to make their homes and businesses more energy efficient. View more details on the website: http://www.sustainableshelby.com/energy
Create a roadway safety education campaign to educate the public about how to act safely as pedestrians, bicyclists, or motorists.
*A roadway safety campaign is in progress of being formed. Check out these tips on bicycle safety with an informative safety video & information on sharing lanes.
Develop and offer sustainability educational programs and activities, particularly for children, at local libraries.
Begin a neighborhood outreach program, lead by DPD's Neighborhood Planners, that would emphasize education and collaboration on the planning process with neighborhood associations and community based organizations.
Organize a bi-annual Mid-South Sustainability Summit that hosts nationally recognized speakers and a forum where information can be exchanged.
Raise awareness of sustainable practices by designating “Sustainability Month” and holding educational sessions for the public during that time.
*Mayors Luttrell and Wharton declared April 2012 & April 2013 to be Sustainability Month. Read their Commercial Appeal editorials for 2012 & 2013 and view the calendar of events for 2012 & 2013.
Update the Sustainable Shelby website to include educational materials and inform citizens of ongoing projects in the Office of Sustainability.
*Visit our website, "like" us on facebook, and "follow" us on twitter.
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