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DSC_0030Did you miss the Steering Committee’s work session with the Planning Commission and City Council on October 29, 1025? You can listen to the work session here. 10.29.15 work session audio





While we are working on drafting the plan document we will be posting relevant articles and information on a variety of topics affecting cities today. Check back here frequently to see the latest postings and learn about current issues and best practices that are shaping communities across the country.

5 Trends Impacting US Cities

Top 10 Myths of Downtown Revitalization

What is Urban Design?

Conservative Case Against the Suburbs

What is Placemaking?

Creating Places for People

Density is Key to Fighting Climate Change

Free Parking Comes at a Price

Transportation and Housing Costs

Walk to Get Your Groceries?

Location Efficiency of Urban Neighborhoods

Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

Millennials and Bike Lanes

12-foot Travel Lanes?

Housing America’s Older Adults

Home Ownership has Collapsed

Place-based Governance

Redevelopment and the Tiny House Movement


Saltwater-fueled Cars?

Walmart Goes Urban and Smaller

Green Infrastructure Approach

Guide to Water Resources Management

Climate Change Indicators

Green Growth Toolbox