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Green City Planning

In many of my blogs, I discuss ways to make urban environments more sustainable and green. I recently read an article in The Wall Street Journal entitled: How to Build a Greener City. This article was aimed less at what … Continue reading

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Communicating Solutions: Part Two

This is Part Two of a two part series on “Communicating Solutions” by Director of Communications, Bryna Jones. Read Part One here. How do we get people to reduce their food waste? Desiging and implementing a Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM)  communications … Continue reading

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Age-Friendly Communities

In my last few blogs I discussed some of the central themes challenging contemporary planners –  things like the importance of meaningful public consultation to elicit “on-the ground” information to be infused into  projects, plans and policies; the need for … Continue reading

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Understanding Cities: Implications for Sustainability Planning

I just learned of Geoffrey West, a theoretical physicist by training who has turned his attention (part of it anyway) toward studying the behavior and development of cities.  He believes that cities adhere to straightforward mathematical laws – not unlike … Continue reading

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