Smart Code In Wal-Mart's Home Town?

A reporter attends a SmartCode conference and speculates on how New Urbanism principles could help Bentonville, AR -- home of the original Wal-Mart and the company's headquarters.
May 23, 2005, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"While Bentonville residents’ main gripe is traffic, fear not — the SmartCode zoning and other New Urbanist development offers solutions to the traffic problems," writes staff writer Rachel Lianna Davis about Bentonville, Arkansas, the home town of Wal-Mart.

"Bentonville Planning Commissioners and city leaders are working hard to encourage the right kind of growth here. Bentonville is on the forefront of long-range planning, with a decisive General Plan, a Downtown Master Plan, and a Master Street Plan."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Monday, May 16, 2005 in The Benton County Daily Record
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