The Case For Regional Planning

Twin Cities' Metropolitan Council touted by some as a national model for metro-wide cooperation.
February 16, 2004, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Metropolitan areas across the U.S. are looking to streamline their infrastructure and growth decisions through regional cooperation. Recognizing common challenges that cross traditional city boundaries such as traffic congestion and affordable housing, a number of local and state government officials are working to address these issues without overlapping their efforts. While some express concern that control over multiple jurisdictions is held by one regional body, others commend the attempt to plan for broad community needs.

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Published on Monday, February 9, 2004 in USA Today
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