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by (RSS) Uncategorized | February 4th, 2010 12:18am CDT | 2 Comments

This is not another story about Overton Square and its buildings. Many of us are ready to give that subject a rest, at least for a few weeks. But as is often the case, the debate over that proposed redevelopment has unleashed a great deal of commentary – hostility, even – about historic preservation and […]

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by (RSS) Transportation | December 9th, 2009 2:47pm CDT | Comments Off on Confessions of a Transportation Policy Nerd

When I went to planning school in preparation for a mid-life career change, I assiduously avoided anything having to do with transportation planning.  Sure, I understood the connection between new road construction and urban sprawl, but the subject seemed designed for engineers whose idea of fun was debating different traffic forecasting methodologies or figuring out […]

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