Today on Streetsblog.net
Streetsblog Network is our brand new clearinghouse
of sustainable transport, smart growth and livable streets news, linked
from blogs across the country. Here’s a taste of what’s on the site
Seeking Redemption for the Strip Mall.
Milwaukee, WI: Is there an upside to strip mall sprawl? Some believe
big box stores like Wal-Mart, by forcing small retailers to diversify,
make a valuable and necessary contribution to the economy. Where looks at how "the boxscape" might be an asset to a new suburbia.
The Meaning of an American Commonwealth.
Indianapolis, IN: What role should the federal government play in
ensuring economic health for all regions of the nation? What
responsibility do prosperous areas have to those suffering a downturn?
Midwesterners and others debate the answer on The Urbanophile.
Also on Streetsblog.net:
bike commuting tips, congestion pricing in San Francisco, thoughts from
Texas on how to encourage connectivity in subdivisions, and much more.