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Tag Archives: walkability
The two projects linked below are excellent examples of how rethinking infrastructure deployment in downtowns can have a major impact on an area. The first link reveals how state and city leaders are studying the possibility of removing a stretch … Continue reading
For those of you interested in cities, urbanism, placemaking, and Michigan make sure that you check out the new podcast page from the Michigan Municipal League. “Better Communities. Better Michigan. The Podcast!” is a new series that provides in depth … Continue reading
The good people at Let’s Save Michigan have taken it upon themselves to coordinate “an international event that gathers neighbors together to walk, talk, and generate ideas to get local residents involved in the future of their cities.” Jane’s Walk, … Continue reading
From now until 2030, AARP predicts all 50 states will see a “rapid acceleration in growth” in their elderly populations as baby boomers turn 65. During this month’s Prosperity Agenda radio show we talk about retiring baby boomers and the … Continue reading
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