IDA's mission is to connect diverse practitioners who transform cities into healthy and vibrant urban places. In supporting that mission, IDA maintains a wide array of resources on best practices, trends, and research to ensure our members are always at the forefront of the industry. In this section, members can access new cutting-edge industry research; presentations of Best Practices and Samples to learn from other member organizations and build relationships between members; and Publications such as the new 2016 Top Issues Councils reports, which cover issues relevant to the industry.

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Successful Strategies

Members share their experiences to create a database of best practices and samples.

Advisory Panels

IDA member thought leaders help you solve your toughest issues. 


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Inspired by IDA Newsletter

Inspired by IDA is a weekly e-newsletter that aggregates news from IDA members, the association, and articles relevant to this dynamic and growing industry.