Smart Growth

Jeffersonville Main Street has been a long-time advocate for Smart Growth as a way to keep downtown vital. Over the years, we have brought numerous informative speakers to Jeffersonville to discuss the planning and development issues so important to our quality of life.


  • Parris Glendening, former Maryland Governor
  • Thomas Hylton, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
  • Christine Todd Whitman, former New Jersey Governor
  • Kennedy Smith, former National Main Street Director
  • Donovan Rypkema, real estate economist
  • Michael Shuman, author of The Small-Mart Revolution
  • Constance Beaumont, author of Smart States, Better Communities
  • Carter Wilkie, co-author of Changing Places: Rebuilding Community in the Age of Sprawl
  • And many others…

Smart Growth Links