Can a 'Poster Child for Sprawl' Turn Itself Around?

In a video documentary, Matthew Gordon examines the elements of Fresno's General Plan update, which seeks to reorient the city around a more sustainable urban form, and turn around the fortunes of one of the country's most impoverished cities.
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"The City of Fresno’s General Plan Update promises to change decades-old patterns of inner-city disinvestment and sprawl on the urban fringe, redirecting critical public and private resources to a smarter, more sustainable model of growth. Key elements of the plan include revitalization of the city’s downtown; transit-oriented development; and reinvestment in underserved neighborhoods. Featuring Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin and Assistant Director of Planning, Keith Bergthold."

Full Story: Fresno, CA: Turnaround City


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