By Douglas Moran
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About this blog: Real power doesn't reside with those who make the final decision, but with those who decide what qualifies as the viable choices. I stumbled across this insight as a teenager (in the 1960s). As a grad student, I belonged to an org... (More)
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Shills and Charlatans of "Smart Growth"
Jun 16, 2014 2:50 am
Comments: 36 | Views: 26,355
"For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong."
Any decent manager approaching a new project asks about the lessons-learned... More
Public Transit Follies
Jul 1, 2014 2:48 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 8,926
Two false assumptions about public transit underlie "Smart Growth" as it is practiced here.
The first is that trips other than commutes can be (largely)... More
"Flawed" process is normal
Sep 5, 2014 3:30 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 8,191
It is misleading for City Hall to label as "flawed"
its action on the 27 University Avenue project (Arrillaga towers) and the attempted sale of 7.7 acres of... More