"Planning for ONLY a physically healthy cross section of users is not PUBLIC planning but DEMOGRAPHIC planning!":

All too often Urbanizing is being used to reduce required parking in order to make it easier for developers to add DENSITY to existing neighborhoods which is a blighting influence, especially in older neighborhoods near business districts, where the business owners, their employees and all their patrons us the nearby neighborhoods as their parking lots, This shift of required parking put the neighbors in conflict with the business districts since the business prosper with increased patron traffic and the nearby neighborhoods get all the late night noise and a degraded quality of life. Another issue which is not usually mentioned is the accessibility of all these projects, especially by those that for whatever reason choose not to ride a bicycle. What do designers say to those that cannot ride bicycles like the elderly who still want to live in these PUBLIC projects? Electr...

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