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Author: Fayette Alliance

Nimbyism and Lexington’s New Urban Growth Management ZOTA

According to public opinion surveys, a majority of Lexingtonians want to see new housing built inside the USB with a focus on infill, redevelopment, and the creation of more walkable, liveable communities. The Urban Growth Management (UGM) ZOTA is designed to foster this growth within our community.  The proposed UGM ZOTA stands as one of...

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Public Opinion: How Residents Want to Grow

An individual’s opinion is subjective.  However, when a large group of people in a community are polled, their collective voice becomes objective — representing the opinion of a majority rather than a singular individual. Objectively, overwhelmingly, and based on two different public opinion surveys conducted throughout 2022 and 2023 in Lexington-Fayette County, residents support maintaining...

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Email Subscriber Railbird Contest

Fayette Alliance, a Lexington-based nonprofit dedicated to achieving smart, sustainable, and equitable growth in Lexington-Fayette County, is partnering with Railbird Festival, a music festival held at Red Mile Gaming & Racing in Lexington, KY, to give away a set of General Admission tickets to the 2024 festival on June 1-2. How To Win: Individuals who subscribe to...

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2024 Data and Research: Housing Trends, Land Use, and Public Opinion

Fayette Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to achieving smart, sustainable, and equitable growth in Lexington-Fayette County through land-use advocacy, education, and research. We fund research to provide objective data to support our advocacy work and inform decisions around land-use policy in Lexington-Fayette County. The following information represents the most up-to-date information on housing trends,...

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2024 Research Preview

In 2023, Fayette Alliance commissioned three different research initiatives to help promote responsible growth in our community: Public Opinion Survey on Land Use and Development GrowSmart: Land Use Analysis and Recommendations Lexington-Fayette County Housing Growth Analysis Combined, these studies give us valuable insight into the land and growth trends in Lexington-Fayette County, public opinion surrounding...

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Smart Growth Ambassadors

  Smart Growth Ambassadors   Are you interested in learning about smart, sustainable growth? Do you have input on how our city uses our natural resources? Do you want Lexington to build more affordable homes in walkable neighborhoods with increased access to transportation options? If so, we hope you’ll consider joining our Smart Growth Ambassadors...

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Keeneland Bluegrass International Cup & Evening in the Gardens

For the 15th year, Fayette Alliance and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation will join forces to present the Keeneland Bluegrass International Cup at breathtaking Mt. Brilliant Farm, as well as the 10th Annual Evening in the Gardens the evening prior. More than 600 people attend these annual events to support our world-class city, farms, and healthcare in Lexington, Kentucky.

2024 Elections

Who is running for LFUCG Urban County Council in 2024? Important: Make sure to find your council district so you know who is on the ballot. 🗳️ 2024 is an election year for Lexington-Fayette County, which means multiple district Council seats could change. Our plan is to keep you up-to-date and in the know throughout the entire...

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Fayette Alliance Position Statements

Below, you will find a complete list of Fayette Alliance’s position statements regarding land-use policies in Lexington-Fayette County as well as the public comment the organization gave regarding specific land-use policies. 2024 January Urban Growth Management ZOTA 2023 November 2045 Comprehensive Plan Urban Growth Management ZOTA January Sayre A-B ZOTA