Early Image of Ludlow
Put's Bridge
Resources

Existing Plans
Click here for the town's Open Space & Recreation Plan (2006)
Click here for the Economic Development Strategy (1995)
Click here for Ludlow Strategic Plan (1992)
Click here for Ludlow of Tomorrow, A Land Use Plan (1989)
Existing Studies
Click here for Traffic Overview Study (2009)
Click here for parking study (2000)
Click here for traffic signal analysis at Miller and East Street (2002)
Click here daily traffic study (2004-2007)
Click here for traffic study of Fuller, Cady, West Street/Ave (2005)
Websites
Smart Growth America
Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Valley Vision 2: A Regional Land Use Plan for the Pioneer Valley
Massachusetts Smart Growth Toolkit
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Valley Vision Toolbox
Mass Housing Partnership
Citizens Housing and Planning Association
Equitable Development Toolkit
American Farmland Trust
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
US Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
US EPA: Clean Energy
Smart Growth America: Transportation Low Impact Development Urban Design Tools
EPA Smart Growth, Smart Schools
Linking Education and Economic Development
Smart Growth, Smart Schools Initiative
Complete the Streets
Documents/Publications
"Local Tools for Smart Growth: Practical Strategies and Techniques to Improve our Communities", Smart Growth Network
"Growth Management Tools: A Summary for Planning Boards in Massachusetts", Metropolitan District Commission
"What is Smart Growth: 100 Policies for Implementation", Smart Growth Network
"Smart Codes in your Community: A Guide to Building Rehabilitation CODES", US Department of Housing and Urban Development
"The New Models Project for Commercial and Industrial Development", Vermont Forum on Sprawl
"Economic Impacts of Protecting Rivers, Trails, and Greenway Corridors", National Park Service
"Economic Benefits of Park and Open Spaces", Trust for Public Land
"Building for Tomorrow: Innovative Infrastructure Solutions", National Homebuilders Association
"Schools for Successful Communities: An Element of Smart Growth", Council of Educational Facility Planners Internationsl
"Economic Development and Redevelopment: A Toolkit on Land Use and Health", Public Health Law & Policy
Books
"Community Planning: An Introduction to the Comprehensive Plan" Eric Damian Kelly, Barbera Becker. (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000)
"Small Town Planning Handbook" Daniels, T.L., keller, J.W., & Lapping, M.B. (Chicago: American Planning Association, 3rd ed. 2007)
"Citizen's Guide to Planning". Herbert Smith. (APA Planners Press, 1993)
"Complete Guide to Zoning". Dwight Merriam. (McGraw-Hill, 2005)
"Crossroads, Hamlet, Village, Town: Design Characteristics of Traditional Neighborhoods, Old and New". Randall Arendt. (Cambridge: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2007)
"Sprawl Costs: Economic Impacts of Unchecked Development". Robert Burchell et al. (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2005)