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Tag Archives: Economics
“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
If you are a placemaker, an aspiring pop up retailer, and you Tweet then you may want to check out this event
Attention All Placemaking+Pop Up Retail+Twitter Enthusiasts: On Tuesday, the grassroots focused organization Let’s Save Michigan will host its second Twitter-based conversation, bringing together experts in an open dialogue about placemaking. The first event was themed around transportation. This time, the … Continue reading
“We can’t wait until 2019. I won’t be open by then.” Those were the words of a small business owner at a recent event in West Branch when representatives of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) informed those in attendance … Continue reading
The following shortened blog post is adapted from my column in the upcoming March/April edition of The Review magazine. The editon will be filled with stories about how Detroit is being reimagined and reinvigorated. ***************************** Imagine your body without your … Continue reading
Where is the talk of cities? Of the crumbling infrastructure in our country? Of the long-term sustainability of our development decisions? I write this at the conclusion of the Republican Convention in Tampa. I watched parts. I followed some of … Continue reading