An Interview With Jeff Speck
"Right now, I am trying to forget that I am a planner, as my responsibilities cross many scales, as I mentioned. But let me add that most of what was achieved by the New Urbanists was done without federal assistance. Good design pays, and the building professions know it. But they need successful examples to learn from, since they are risk-averse and do not easily abandon old practices."
Thanks to Chris Steins