This Objet d’art is depicting exactly what is wrong with this development pattern and the sprawl purveyor doesn’t even know it.… Read More Oh, The Irony…
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are all in the news these day in urbanist circles. Many cities have enacted legislation to make them legal. Why would one want ADUs? Here are two reports from very different points of view that cover the waterfront on the value of ADUs: The Brookings Institute report and the R Street… Read More Accessory Dwelling Units In Annapolis
The Strong Towns Annapolis group was pleased to host a stop on the Strong America Tour on October 10, 2019. We are a small but passionate group of Strong Towns acolytes that are sharing the message in Annapolis, Maryland. While every place is different, I hope sharing the journey we have been on will help… Read More The Journey to Strong Towns Annapolis
As the person who is responsible for initiating the requirement 22 in the Central Park findings, it is important for me to explain the rationale for my (I do not speak for the rest of the Planning Commission) behind it. Read on to see why I think connections between neighborhoods are important!
Supplemental information for my 2019 Ignite Annapolis talk.… Read More Ignite Annapolis!
Appearing in The Capital, March 9, 2019 The Forest Drive/Eastport Sector Study takes a small step in the right direction towards a more satisfying future. It is not a plan but it is a hope, a strategic hope. And one must hope and envision in order to get anywhere. We need to accept the study… Read More Forest Drive/Eastport study offers hope for better walkability
The City of Annapolis Forest Drive/Eastport Sector Study, one of the “neighborhood” plans that rolls up in the city comprehensive plan is in full swing. There were a number of public meetings which I attended and a variety of presentations and work sessions with the Planning Commission, some of which I have also attended. My… Read More Forest Drive/Eastport Sector Study