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Palm Springs Sustainability Master Plan

Palm Springs, CA

Innovative In Green Community Planning Award, Inland Empire Section APA and California Chapter APA


Raimi + Associates led a team of consultants in the preparation of the award-winning Sustainability Plan for the City of Palm Springs. The Sustainability Plan is a roadmap that includes a broad vision and action steps that work towards an economically prosperous, socially just, culturally rich, and environmentally sound future. The plan creates a comprehensive approach to addressing sustainability and climate issues, identifying nearterm actions the City should take, performance measures to track progress, a web-based active transportation tool, and actions that the community can take to live healthier and more sustainable lifestyles. The Sustainability Plan was developed through a collaborative partnership with City’s Department of Sustainability and Recycling, City Department heads and staff, the Sustainability Commission, and the community.

Client: City of Palm Springs

Timeframe: 2014 - 2016

Click here to view the final plan!


  • Developed the “Walk and Roll” active transportation mobile website.


  • Conducted numerous well-attended neighborhood workshops to gather public input and educate the community on sustainability.


  • Established short- and longer-term numeric objectives tied to state, regional, and local policy targets.

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