Moving Outside: Economic Development Strategies
What You'll Learn
- Learn how to implement short- and long-term strategies for more effective use of the public realm.
- Explore a full range of strategies used to create safe spaces for pedestrians during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Understand how economic development strategies can stabilize retail and restaurants, and ensure their long-term financial viability.
More Course Details
Somerville, Massachusetts, has many small immigrant-owned businesses. As a part of a strategy for safe streets, the city provided many of them with funding, translations, and in-kind assistance. Learn about the strategies we used to ensure these businesses could remain successful in a post-pandemic world.