A Six Pack of City Defining Areas

In our built out City, there are six significant areas of land whose eventual development will have an inordinate impact on the future of our City. Development of these areas, if left to today’s “market forces” without considering the big picture. may result in in an irretrievably lost opportunity that could distort our City for … Continue reading A Six Pack of City Defining Areas

Putting the Cart Before the Horse

A major component of Santa Monica’s new traffic demand management program is based on the idea that limiting parking will compel people to abandon their cars in favor of mass transit, bicycles or walking. Although TDM sounds good “in theory”, some parts of this initiative might better be described as “traffic design magic,” based more … Continue reading Putting the Cart Before the Horse