Welcome to the Smart Growth Readiness Assessment Tool (SGRAT). It is brought to you by Michigan State University Michigan Citizen Planner, the Planning & Zoning Center at MSU and the MSU Land Policy Institute, with funding support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation People and Land initiative.
The Smart Growth Readiness Assessment Tool is an online scorecard and resource for Michigan communities.
This tool is intended to help you:
• Learn about Smart Growth and the benefits of applying Smart Growth principles in your community.
• Assess whether or not your community is ready to practice Smart Growth.• Implement Smart Growth using extensive resources, including case studies of Michigan communities successfully following Smart Growth principles.