Aging without a pension, community design, going where the value is…weekly chatter
- I hit Forty next week, it has me thinking…what the hell are we designing to support elders? (AARP) Placemakers has a worthy long read on the subject with an excellent headline “Ready for the Geezer Glut?” (PM)
- Who’d be interested in Building Healthy Communities?
- And, what ‘s the impact if “11 midwestern cities” switched to biking or walking for half of their errands for only 4 months out of the year? Well, in part, a whole lot of ROI $. –>
- What do the politicians have to say about this approach? (Streets Blog)
- I get credit for being a bike guy, but really, in a well designed city…we don’t need bicycles (NewWorldEconomics) Or, for that matter, cars and their collateral damage (Essays) Grid Chicago says it straight-up, “I hate car-centric design. I equate it with theft.” (Grid C)
- Thankfully, carpooling has never been so popular (Atlantic Cities) and this site, in German, has all the cargo bike love you could ever want (Nutzrad)
- More love for the
MotorPedal City (Mod D) and even the Governor showed some two-wheel moxi (M-Bike)
- Just down the trail, Ann Arbor continues to pull away (AA)
- Out in CA, and across the nation, municipal pensions are an issue…but, maximizing tax revenue and minimizing costs begins on the ground (LATimes)
I so feel like this almost everyday…
And, walking through any TC neighborhood one can’t help but notice…
Have a weekend.
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