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New Urbanism and the Inflexibility Myth

Randy Bright argues in the Tulsa Beacon that new urbanism is basically too inflexible and too surburban for its own good. The criticism around inflexibility is rooted in the notion that there are all these cumbersome rules regarding the look, feel and requirements for communities that want to be included in the new urbanism fold.

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A Suburb’s Reinvention

Shaken by statistics I’d read from the Brookings Institute about the increase in suburban poverty I wrote an article offering my take on addressing the issue and submitted it to the Congress for the New Urbanism which should be published soon as a guest blog post on their website.  Then a few days later in

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