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How to Create Commons-Friendly Neighborhoods

Battle lines are shaping up across American cities and suburbs today over urban density.  On one side stand neighbors and developers who explain that convenient transit, walkable communities,  environmental protection and continuing economic growth depend on welcoming more people-per-acre to our communities. On the other side stand developers and neighbors who plead that everything we cherish about our communities is about to vanish in the wake of hulking mega-projects.

But there’s a middle ground in this conflict-- which turns out to be quite a nice place to live. And a great example of commons-friendly communities.

Read the full article at On the Commons


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