Breckenridge CO Receives Green Destinations Recognition for COVID Recovery: Breckenridge CO received recognition in Green Destinations’ Sustainable Top 100 competition for supporting local businesses and residents during COVID-19 recovery.
Park City UT Wins WWF's One Planet City Challenge: Park City UT is the United States’ national winner of the World Wildlife Fund’s One Planet City Challenge, which recognizes cities with strong efforts to cut carbon pollution and build resilience.
West Hollywood CA Receives Awards for Sustainability Leadership: West Hollywood has received awards at the local, regional, and national level including the Leadership in Sustainability Award of Excellence from APA, the Clean Cities: Alternative Fuels and Infrastructure Award of Merit, and the Innovation in Green Community Planning Award of Merit.
Orlando FL Releases Future-Ready Plan: Orlando FL shared their smart city strategy in their Future-Ready Master Plan and Implementation Roadmap, focused on addressing community needs through innovation, sustainability, and technology.
Los Angeles CA Launches Urban Air Mobility Roadmap and Approves Transit Strategic Plan: Los Angeles CA and World Economic Forum developed Principles of the Urban Sky, an Urban Air Mobility roadmap to guide the sustainable and equitable use of air passenger and cargo transportation, including Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The Los Angeles CA Metro Transportation Agency also approved a 10-year strategic plan, called Moving Beyond Sustainability, with commitments including a transition to a 100% electric bus fleet by 2030 and a tripling of onsite renewable energy generation.
Asheville NC Launches First Solar Installation: Asheville NC launched their first solar installation, providing 57.5 kW of renewable energy to support their 100% renewable energy and 4% annual carbon reduction goals.