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Regional and Urban Design Committee


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  • TIFs, Economic Development and Social Equity Baltimore's Mayor says that other cities would be salivating at the opportunity of having a successful corporation drop $5.5 billion to build its global headquarters and a mixed use new town around...

  • City planning involves a blizzard of issues that make it difficult to see through the storm. In such conditions, a few reference points can provide direction. Land Use Evaluation Imagine the real estate property map of any city with each zoning...

  • What transportation service is free but costs taxpayers $25 billion a year? That is a great pop quiz question. It could be augmented with all kinds of other surprising numbers around transportation and education. Yes, this is right. The topic is...

  • Nobody can remain silent With the events of the last three days in Atlanta, St Paul and Dallas no other city topic seems possible. You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity. Bobby Seale ...

  • A City Divided: Indignation is Easy - Real Change is Hard ... differences in civilization are not due to differences in individuals or races, but rather to differences in social organization. Progress is always kindled by association. And...

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  • Thursday, November 21, 2013 John F. Kennedy And Urban Policies From our current 21st century vatage point with euphoria about millennials flocking back to cities, streetcars, bicycling, walkability and everything else...

  • A Streetcar Trip Down Memory Lane Baltimore Streetcar Network 1954 Even on a freezing day it is elating to board a vintage 1900 streetcar...

  • In Welsh, ddinas livable means “livable city”. Cardiff, Wales is a capital city for governance and sports that is at the center of a well-planned region. Cardiff is livable, international, ethnically and culturally diverse, and economically vibrant....

  • Smart Growth is not just a matter of revitalizing the core city of a metropolitan region like Baltimore as described in my two previous articles about urban neighborhoods, it is a regional challenge. Possibly even more difficult than reviving once...

  • From my blog Community Architect. Please click this link: http://archplanbaltimore.blogspot.com/2013/01/reinventing-suburb-new-tyson.html

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