So uh... according to Nixon, Edmonton must be the most advanced city in the world. How sad.Dan said:If you think the United States has stood still, who built the largest shopping center in the world
-- Richard M. Nixon
slight hijackTom R said:
"Halloween tax" [parents from low density areas who drive their children to high density areas for trick or treating, thereby requiring those in compact areas to subsidize the sweet teeth of children in less compact areas] ) .
This same councilman questioned the validity of our preservation program because "we're buying all of this land but we're not not doing anything with it." Um, isn't that kind of the point of preservation?lowlyplanner said:My favorite planning-related quote came from one of our city councilors, who said: "Sprawl's not so bad - if it weren't for sprawl, we'd all be living in Springfield [a rough neighborhood that the city has been trying to revitalize]."
I still ponder the logic going on in that phrase...