Creating Community in the Urban Desert

Those who pay close attention to my online presence may have noticed that my ‘tagline’ is “creating community in the urban desert.”

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JaneScore—Coming to a neighborhood near you? (JanesWalkPhx)

A proposed new measure that will account for not just whether neighborhoods have amenities, but also whether they have economic and aesthetic diversity.

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Jane’s Walk Phoenix featured on RalLife.com

My friend, Nick Bastien, who participated in last years Walk, wrote this great post on this year’s Jane’s Walk, complete with a short video interview.  Enjoy, and be sure to check out the original at RailLife.com Jane’s Walk is back in Phoenix for a second annual stroll through the city. …

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From Car Spaces to People Places: Park(ing) Day is coming to Phoenix

Park(ing) Day is coming to downtown Phoenix on Friday, September 18th, as community activists, neighborhood leaders and urban planners step up to the curb, put a quarter in the meter, and proceed to transform curbside metered parking spots into temporary public parks.

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