Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving and the Nature of Power

TweetWithout a struggle, there can be no progress. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. — Frederick Douglas Power is the ability to define phenomena and make it act in a desired manner. – … Continue reading

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The Three Legs of a Healthy Built Environment: Smart Growth, Active Transportation, Human-Scale Architecture

TweetOur goal is livable communities – healthy, safe, sustainable, friendly, affordable, diverse, beautiful.  The vision is not just about a facilitating built environment but what it accomplishes – encouraging people to supportively relate to each other and feel positively about … Continue reading

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Going Mainstream: Overcoming Discouragements to Walking & Bicycling

TweetEveryone who can walks, at least a little.  But how do we convince people that its preferable to getting into their car?  Similarly, we’ve gotten past the stage where the only people who bike are little kids, messengers, Euro-racers, and … Continue reading

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