Which is the Real Culprit, Growth or Cars?

Jeff Wood of Reconnecting America interviewed a variety of thought leaders at the recent Congress for the New Urbanism. In this video, he talks with Jeff Tumlin about getting Santa Monica, California to embrace growth.

Tumlin explains that he and his firm (Nelson Nygaard) ran into challenges in Santa Monica with an engaged community that was anti-growth. He came to understand that the real issue was traffic congestion, and he showed the people of the beachside city that growth wasn't the true problem.

Full Story: Jeff Tumlin - Santa Monica's Congestion Choice


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