Ever wonder how cities succeed at bringing people, jobs and services together to build a community and create economic growth? How does a city create compact, walkable, bike friendly urban environments that attract investment and new development? It turns out that livable communities are the result of a careful, holistic approach to planning. All over the country, cities are changing the way they build communities by investing in smart transportation infrastructure that compliments its surrounding land use. The Spenard Corridor Plan is Anchorage’s first transit-oriented development plan that will use this holistic approach to create a more livable Anchorage. Find out more about transit-oriented development here.