Good Friday morning folks! Some of you are snowed in. Some of you are just cold. Count me in the cold bunch. If you want a good laugh, take a look at my account of what happens when we actually do get snow down South.
Whatever is going on outside, be safe, have fun and check out the articles below:
Meanwhile, Los Angeles continues its march towards more transit, more parks and civic engagement.
Speaking of civic engagement, with the performing arts center funded, Greensboro leaders are moving towards deciding who’s going to operate it. Oh, and mark your calendars for all the known street festivals in Greensboro this year.
A sign in Miami tells pedestrians to thank drivers for not hitting them.
RTP, along with other business parks, get serious about adding density and mixed uses to their properties.
Kaid Benfield(@Kaid_at_NRDC)came back and elaborated on his comments on traditional downtowns, highlighting the generational gap in views on revitalization. I left a comment, stating the need for us to remain centralized, even if that means being polycentric. Also notable is the danger of having your content syndicated without its proper headline.
I don’t think manufacturing job losses are the reason Big 10 college football teams aren’t having the best seasons right now.
And finally, help this Alexandria, VA woman #FindBen, if he wants to be found. When Cragslist’s missed connections goes artisanal. http://dcist.com/2014/01/find_
That’s it for links this week. Be sure to look out for my 2014 Wishes for Good Places tomorrow just in time for brunch on the East Coast.