Get tips and tools for smart, innovative, nature-friendly development that creates great places to live, work and play.
Learn more about nature-friendly development practices that benefit the environment and your business.
What began as a Nature in Neighborhoods design competition has morphed into a movement! Integrating Habitats' design principles, images and ideas show how our cities, buildings and backyards can improve water quality and provide valuable wildlife habitat.
Cities and developers around the country are realizing the long-term benefits of mixed-use neighborhoods that combine housing, employment, retail, cultural and recreational activities in a walkable environment that is well-served by transit.
Discover how Metro is helping spark vibrant downtowns and main streets through public/private partnerships, investments and incentives in key development projects located near transit.
Metro is working to promote efficient use of land through redevelopment of contaminated properties that provides economic benefits to communities.
Find out how you can save money and build more sustainably by reusing and recycling construction and demolition debris.
With a little planning and inspiration, you can create a home that balances beauty and comfort with sustainable resource use and environmental health. Get ideas, practices and resources.
Contractors and landscapers can buy a single license from Metro to construct, alter and repair structures in 20 cities.
Learn about Metro's construction excise tax on construction permits to fund land use planning throughout the region.
Metro’s Research Center provides state-of-the-art mapping, spatial analysis, regional economic analysis, and demographic and travel forecasting for Metro, its regional partners, businesses and the public.