Below are links to useful sites and organizations that are helping build vibrant neighborhoods and sustainable environments.

San Francisco

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

San Francisco Housing Action Coalition

San Francisco Planning & Urban Research Association

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation

Transportation for a Livable City

East Bay

East Bay Bicycle Coalition

East Bay Housing Organizations

Ecocity Builders

Regional/Bay Area

Asian Neighborhood Design

Association of Bay Area Governments

Bay Area Census

Build Green Now

City CarShare

GrassRoots Recycling Network

Greenbelt Alliance

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Smart Growth Strategy/Regional Livability Footprint Project

Urban Habitat


California Bicycle Coalition

California Center for Land Recycling

California Walks

Housing California

Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California


Planning & Conservation League


American Lung Association – Health House Program

American Water Works Association – Water Wiser Program

Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility

Association for Community Design

Energy Star

EPA – Indoor Air Quality


Healthy Building Network

Local Initiatives Support Corporation


Project for Public Spaces

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Surface Transportation Policy Project

Trust for Public Land

U.S. DOE – Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Program

U.S. Green Building Council

The Next American City

Community Built Association


Tokyo Green Spaces