Dissecting The Autonomist Manifesto: Is Planning Evil?

Laurence Aurbach criticizes "distortions and inaccuracies" in recent article by John Tierney titled "The Autonomist Manifesto". [Link corrected]
October 6, 2004, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"I have to agree with David that Tierney's article [The Autonomist Manifesto] had some worthwhile points mixed in with a truckload of distortions and inaccuracies...Here I'll focus on market demand and planning history...If you want to believe that planning is inherently evil, and that great urban places developed absolutely spontaneously, you can go ahead and ignore the evidence of history."

For more discussion see The Autonomist Manifesto DebateContinues, The Smart Growth Fantasy, and The Most Pro-suburban Sprawl Article Ever Published?

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Tuesday, October 5, 2004 in City Comforts Blog
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