The Niagara Gorge Rim is home to miles of stunning scenery and breathtaking natural features, attracting millions of visitors each year. Only there’s one thing in the way of the view: a freeway.
When I was at the New Partners for Smart Growth conference in Kansas City, I saw a speaker argue that walkability increases property values (a proposition I'm not taking a position on, at least not in this blog post). When someone asked about affordability, he suggested inclusionary zoning as a solution.
As I personally recall, the CIA's (Central Intelligence Agency) involvement in illegal cocaine trafficking from South and Central America into the United States first came to light to the general public during the Oliver North trial for the Iran-Contra affair-
More recently, a similar scandal has come to light involving president Barrack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), known as Fast and Furious-
Let's face it, large cities and urban areas can be pretty crazy places at times. So many people to deal with on a daily basis, so much noise, so much traffic, and so much general stress. With the rate of changes in technology how can anybody even keep up it may seem at times.