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The Wachusett Station Smart Growth Corridor Plan: A Case Study on Engaging Underrepresented Communities


Date Published: December 2013


This case study focuses on the Wachusett Station Smart Growth Corridor Plan, which intended to design a walkable, bikeable, transit-oriented corridor in the 2.5-mile radius around the Wachusett station in Fitchburg, a city of 40,000 residents located in central Massachusetts.

Keywords: equity; focus groups; case study; Massachusetts; Montachusett Regional Planning Commission; outreach; public engagement; underrepresented communities; Wachusett Station Smart Growth Corridor Plan; diversity


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