Improving Dallas Through Small Things

I’m a big fan of the Polis blog.  I haven’t found any other collaborative blog that touches on so many interesting global planning and development issues. An article in their archive compared universal social policies with targeted programs.  Should education, health care, and other human […]

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Music Cities

Nashville has recently become an economic mecca for young professionals looking for jobs out of college, but before its development boom it was mostly known for its music.  Nashville started one of the first major music radio stations in 1925 which featured a live broadcast called the […]

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Are Peak Hour Parking Restrictions Necessary?

Walk around the downtown of any major U.S. city and you’ll probably see signs indicating time-of-day restrictions for on street parking. Some streets have AM peak restrictions, while many have PM peak restrictions.  The rationale behind these policies is to better accommodate peak hour traffic […]

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