SMART GROWTH TULSA

WHY JOIN US?

Mission

Smart Growth Tulsa is dedicated to fostering sustainable urban development. Our mission is to advocate for growth strategies that prioritize environmental stewardship, economic vitality, and social equity.

Goals

Our goals include creating vibrant communities through compact, walkable neighborhoods and expanding access to public transportation. We aim to foster collaboration between residents, businesses, and policymakers to create safe, healthy, and inclusive communities.

Values

Guided by equity, diversity, and inclusion, we prioritize environmental sustainability and community engagement. We advocate for policies that protect natural resources, mitigate climate change, and empower residents to shape the future of their neighborhoods.

Importance of Sustainable Urban Development

Sustainable urban development is essential for securing Tulsa’s long-term prosperity and well-being. We can create a more livable, resilient, and equitable city by implementing innovative growth strategies. Sustainable development promotes compact, mixed-use neighborhoods that reduce sprawl, minimize environmental impact, and enhance public health.

By prioritizing walkability, transit accessibility, and green spaces, we can create a more environmentally sustainable, economically vibrant, and socially inclusive community. Through our collective efforts, we can build a brighter future for Tulsa that embraces innovation, fosters collaboration, and leaves a positive legacy for future generations.

Key Initiatives Over the Years

Our Transportation advocacy has made a difference

Smart Growth Tulsa has successfully advocated for better transportation options, recognizing the necessity for a paradigm shift in Tulsa's urban planning and expanding the range of options.  Emphasizing the tangible results of our transportation advocacy, we invite you to explore these articles spotlighting Smart Growth Tulsa's impactful initiatives. We advocated for a rail connection between OKC and Tulsa., We supported increased investments in public transportation, We helped obtain seed money in Vision Tulsa for a multi-modal passenger hub, and We championed the Riverside Drive sidewalk serving A Gathering Place.

Better Zoning and Development Standards

Throughout its tenure, Smart Growth Tulsa has been a formidable advocate for crafting vibrant communities by championing compact, walkable neighborhoods and bolstering public transportation accessibility.  Explore these articles showcasing Smart Growth Tulsa's influential advocacy efforts. Learn how we spearheaded a transparent process for determining the future of Helmerich Park, offered crucial recommendations for Zoning Code updates and the River Design Overlay, advocated for elevated development standards, and championed inclusive and transparent city planning and decision-making.

Sensible Public Spending​

Smart Growth Tulsa has successfully advocated for better transportation options, recognizing the necessity for a paradigm shift in Tulsa's urban planning and expanding the range of options.  Emphasizing the tangible results of our transportation advocacy, we invite you to explore these articles spotlighting Smart Growth Tulsa's impactful initiatives. We advocated for a rail connection between OKC and Tulsa., We supported increased investments in public transportation, We helped obtain seed money in Vision Tulsa for a multi-modal passenger hub, and We championed the Riverside Drive sidewalk serving A Gathering Place.

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Member Benefits and Resources

Networking and Collaboration

Membership in Smart Growth Tulsa provides opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals, businesses, and organizations passionate about building a more sustainable and equitable Tulsa. Through networking events, workshops, and collaborative projects, you can build valuable relationships and work together to make a positive impact in our community.

Community Impact

By becoming a member of Smart Growth Tulsa, you play a vital role in advocating for sustainable urban development practices that benefit the entire Tulsa community. Your membership supports our efforts to create vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods, improve transportation options, and foster economic vitality.

Voice in Decision-Making

As a member, you have the opportunity to actively participate in shaping the future of Tulsa by providing input on key issues, participating in community forums, and contributing to advocacy campaigns. Your voice matters, and your participation helps ensure that community interests are represented in urban planning decisions.

Recognition and Appreciation

As a valued member of Smart Growth Tulsa, your contributions are recognized and appreciated by the organization and the community at large. Your support helps us continue our advocacy work and make a meaningful difference in the lives of Tulsans. Thank you for being a part of our mission to create a better future for Tulsa!

Testimonials from Smart Growth Tulsa Supporters

Be a Catalyst for Progress: Join Smart Growth Tulsa

Joining Smart Growth Tulsa’s movement means taking an active role in shaping the future of our city. Together, we can champion sustainable urban development, foster inclusive communities, and create a brighter, more vibrant Tulsa for future generations. Your voice matters—join us today and be a catalyst for positive change!