Tag: Smart Growth

  • Complete Streets update

    First, some bad news from the federal level where the Complete Streets provision has been removed from the long-debated, much amended Transportation bill. Other better news from the top: the National Complete Streets Coalition is incorporating as an official program of Smart Growth America which makes sense – streets, no matter how complete, are still […]

  • Not just liberal types believe in downtown

    I get a bit peeved when people talk about downtown Northfield as if it is a museum which, while cute, is not really very important the economic vitality of the city.  I get beyond peeved when the same critics suggest that a pro-downtown position is somehow indicative of liberal, economically-ignorant, anti-development, anti-growth, rose-colored glasses thinking.  […]