Making smart choices about infrastructure policy can help address larger policy challenges, from transportation to technology to clean energy. Pew’s research examines issues that are critical to improving the economy, our shared environment, and civic life. It includes a focus on understanding the partnership of the federal government, states, and localities.
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This brief introduces planning directorsand staff as well as policymakers to health impact assessment (HIA), a process that brings public healthconsiderations into decision-making. Read More
In recent years, a number of organizations and programs have sprung up to ensure that homes, offices, schools, and neighborhoods are built and maintained in an environmentally friendly way. Increasingly, we want buildings to be constructed with renewable, sustainable materials and development projects to use less energy, conserve fresh water, contribute less to air and water pollution, and create... Read More
In California, The Pew Charitable Trusts focuses on evidence-based policy initiatives that address the unique needs of the Golden State and the diversity and complexity of its people, geography, environment, economy, and infrastructure. Read More