Encouraging Public Participation In Urban Planning

A non-profit makes ublic participation in urban planning seem less like a "chore."
August 25, 2004, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Democracy is a beautiful thing, but having a say in how the future of your city is planned can be a chore.You have to sit through long meetings listening to developers and city planners drone on through interminable presentations. Public comments are usually restricted to the end of any meeting, by which time even the most dedicated citizen is likely to feel sore in the derriere and ready to head for the exits.FutureHeights, a nonprofit organization in Cleveland Heights, has a better idea."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Tuesday, August 24, 2004 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer


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