The Rural Land Stewardship Areas Section was enacted on July 1, 2001 with codification of 163.3177(11)(d), Florida Statutes. This legislation grew from many of the ideas raised by the Governor’s Growth Management Study Commission in 2000.
Shown below are research projects conducted through the FPDL and the Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning.
Use the link to access additional information on each of the projects.
The current planning and design philosophy toward more livable, equitable, and environmentally friendly cities expressed in several Smart Growth and New Urbanist manifestos is strongly reliant on practical transit mobility solutions.