Well, at least kind of shiny: Brilliant Economic Development panel at IEDC Leadership

About a month ago I sat on a panel with a collection of leading economic development people from all over the country as Anatalio Ubalde, CEO of GISPlanning, threw hard questions at us in front of an audience of our peers.  This little pressure cooker happened at the IEDC Leadership Conference in Irvine, California.  And it was one …

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From the Good Ideas file: Networked communities handle disasters better

"Resilience" is a new and hot concept in planning and urbanism -- a term I didn't think would take off like that when I first wrote the section in the book about scrawny little February crocuses in Cleveland. Part of the growing interest in resilient places comes from our experiences of natural disasters, like Hurricane …

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