"This is similar to the theory of change promoted for the past decade by University of Toronto urbanist Richard Florida, who says cities can regenerate…Continue
Interesting article on the dialog between new urbanism and typical suburbs. I see some of the concerns raised however i feel like if brought up in that environment the daughter would seek out the same situation for living. Its about raising a new generation for a new way of preferred life.Continue
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THE TAMPA BAY REGION NEEDS TO START PLANNING! CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION will be key to our survival. It's not IF, but WHEN; and PLAN now or PAY EVEN MORE later! Both public and private interests will be impacted. Let's start to THINK OF THE OPPORTUNITIES!
If you aren't already registered for the Coastal Cities Summit II…Continue
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from Sustainable Cities Collective
Smart mayors who get the value design and its ability to transform communities don’t just grow on trees. They are the product of lots of different advisors and their thinking is shaped by organizations like the…Continue
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Moms are Solutionary Revolutionaries
By Barbara Stachowskion
June 18, 2011 in Living For Change
Barbara Stachowski is a Weed &Seed site organizer in Hamtramck, Michigan. She is also a connector to the Hmong community. A couple of weeks ago Myrtle Thompson of Feedom Freedom Growers and I drove with Grace Boggs to Chicago for TNAR book signing events and radio interviews. During the 4-5 hour drive from Detroit Myrtle and I shared stories about raising our…Continue
A well connected, diverse, active downtowns is the key to a prosperous city in the coming years. Are we ready? what do we need to do to get there?
Check out a Blog from Rick of Panetos where he sums up a forum he attended in Lansing, MI called, on “Downtown Pioneers – The New Environmentalists.” He talks about banning the word, "Urban Pioneer" because of its overuse, but in many ways it is a RE-discovery of what could connect us. Its exploring and discovering an…Continue
I recently won this award from the local Chamber.
We're finally making some progress out in Temple…Continue
2012 Neighborhood Mini-grants available on line at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/onr
Interesting concept of using the first mile to concentrate the first mile by concentrating activity within the fist mile. Creating a closed loop resource production that all is made within one mile. Check out the Video and share your thoughts- it is not the best production quality but the ideas are quite intriguing. This is a fascinating example of how to think differently through concentrating…Continue
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This article raises some real issues our region is facing currently and in the coming years. Was re-appropriating the finding for TBARTA the best move? Where does this leave our community? Please share your thoughts below.
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This is a fascinating article about what happens when you allow bicycles to use bus only lanes in downtowns.
but definitely one of the two.
Until we decide that PEOPLE are more important that cars, we will continue to mount the fatalities and our communities will not be safer. There is no doubt that cars are an important (and unfortunately necessary) part of every day life. (Mainly because there are no alternatives). But until we shift our mindset and hierarchy to people we will continue to lead the nation in highest pedestrian fatalities. The following article explains why we…Continue
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Dockery Upset Scott May Give Green Light to SunRail
By Noah Pransky
May 14, 2011
One of the biggest proponents of high-speed rail (HSR) is one of the…
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Article: San Antonio's approach to their homeless citizens: