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Should government promote Urban Development

Many will say that land use and zoning laws, along with government funding of roads and infrastructure is a mjor contributing factor to suburban sprawl.  Some of this is true, but not to the extent many will lead you to … Continue reading

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Article concerning suburban growth

See article below that brings up interesting information that is not told publicly very often.  If you are wondering who Joel Kotkin is, he wrote a recent book called “The Next Hundred Million” and a book called “The City”.  See … Continue reading

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Mass Transit

President Obama in his 2011 State of the Union address said that this country needs more high speed rail.  Many projects today are projected to reduce emmissions and daily car usage by locating next to Transit stations.  They are called … Continue reading

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Interesting Article

I googled and found an interesting article about New Urbanism that was in the New Urban News.  One function of new urbanism that I believe is misunderstood and too often miscalculated in developments is the mixed use aspect of projects.  … Continue reading

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Up and Running

Well, I still have a lot of work to do to customize my blog, but at least now I am Up and Running.

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