Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Of Course A Bit More Actual Mass Transit Would Help Too

But, in any case, the administration's stated emphasis on building walkable/transit-oriented communities is a positive sign. I don't yet have a sense of what kind of carrots/sticks the feds can realistically wield to encourage state/local gov't to actually do such things. It's important to remember that in most places - even places with mass transit! - it's been extremely hard to actually have such development even if developers are willing.

(ht reader d)