Planning Is A Tool, Not A Goal

The thrust of contemporary urban planning might make sense if we were bees or ants. But we aren't, writes Wendell Cox.
August 11, 2003, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Urban planning should be responsive, not prescriptive. It should respond to the needs and desires of people, not seek to impose standards of behavior on them... It is time for planners to get back to basics. "People-last" planning has no place in a nation claiming to have a 'government of the people, for the people, and by the people.' "

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Sunday, August 10, 2003 in Heartland Institute
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