Tag Archives: Dan Gilmartin

Changing the Structural Neglect of Local Governments

“We are still driving on Eisenhower’s roads and sending our kids to Roosevelt’s schools.” – American Society of Civil Engineers President Blaine Leonard, 2010 Cities aren’t static. They are living, breathing places that require constant monitoring to flourish. It’s what … Continue reading

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ATTN: Urbanists, Traffic Engineers, City Planners: History is the Best Teacher

  I have blogged before about the problems that we caused when we stopped building our neighborhoods for people and started building them for cars. The example that I used in the post that is linked above was a comparison … Continue reading

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Eight Assets for High Quality, Competitive Communities

The Michigan Municipal League and its partner network of urban innovators and advocates for cities published a list of eight areas that communities must address to be competitive in the new economy. The list was the result of pain staking … Continue reading

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