GreenStep Cities

Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a voluntary challenge, assistance and recognition program to help cities achieve their sustainability and quality-of-life goals.

This free program connects cities to resources and technical assistance to complete up to 29 best practices in the areas of buildings and lighting, transportation, land use, environmental management, and community & economic development. 

GPI partners with several state agencies, nonprofits, and the League of Minnesota Cities on program development and implementation.


GreenStep Cities Evaluation Finds Excellent Value to Cities and Program Partners

Program helps cities achieve their sustainability and quality-of-life goals.

Community Engagement in Austin, Minnesota

Planning for Climate Adaptation and Community Resiliency through GreenStep Cities Best Practice 29.

Access Resources from the 2015-2016 GreenStep Workshop Series

Series covers topics that are important to cities and provide a wealth of information.


Program Assistant
Senior Planner
Metro CERT Director
Vice President