Physical planning across political lines

Sunday, May 01, 2005

Civic leaders across the country are coming to understand the importance of broader regional physical planning. We confine our comprehensive plans to narrow political jurisdictions. These boundaries are artificial. Commuters, economic flows, watersheds, air quality...all transcend political boundaries.

Dodge County, Nebraska is confronting the challenge of developing a new perspective to planning on a regional level.
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Earlier this week in Northeast Ohio, we held a regional leadership session with leadership groups across 17 counties. Frank Beal of Chicago Metropolis 2020 provided a keynote speech. He underlined the importance of taking a long-term regional view on physical development. You can learn more about Chicago Metropolis 2020 here.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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