This is a great article about what is being done to address homelessness. Salt Lake City has really taken the lead! Other cities and regions need to look at what seems to be working. It’s a shame we don’t have this cooperation in Miami. “This … Continue reading ‘Monumental’ plan aims to prevent homelessness
Being in Miami, homelessness is particularly “close to home”. It is always interesting to see how different place tackle the many issues associated with this homelessness. Affordable housing is one great place to start! Look for more post in the coming days addressing Homelessness. National … Continue reading L.A. County supervisors vote to build $100-million affordable housing fund
“Mr. Shep tell Chaney everything. And Chaney tell me everything. And I don’t tell nobody nothing. But I’m going to tell you something right now. Sooner or later…everybody’s bill comes due.” That is one of my favorite quotes from “The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya … Continue reading Treading Water; Florida’s bill is coming due.
Interesting article about Millennials and our affect on our world! Freemark of The Transport Politic notes that some “hopeful commentators” are banking on today’s millennials (those between ages 18 to 34 in 2015) who have shown a greater inclination for transit usage, biking, and living in cities than preceding … Continue reading Millennials Can’t Change U.S. Driving Habits Alone
“Complete Streets” are for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. Complete Streets make it easy to cross the street, walk to shops, and bicycle to work. A … Continue reading Feds May Drop ‘Highway-Inspired’ Rules for Streets
So, Miami-Dade is finally getting on the climate change train. But, does a Climate Change Chief really deserve a $170,000 salary?? I guess that is to TBD. After all, Miami and Miami Beach only floods nowadays when the tide comes in. SERIOUSLY! On September 28, 2015 … Continue reading Under pressure, Miami-Dade gets new climate-change chief
I love when good planning happens! Coming from South Louisiana and now living in South Florida, I continually advocate for the use of mitigation in design. We are not going to stop building on the waterfront; it has part of our collective culture since we … Continue reading When good planning happens …