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80 MPH: Is Michigan Putting Speed Before Safety?

This blog has been updated with a definition of the 85th percentile standard. For a simple guide to this concept, please visit: Michiganspeedlimits.org

Legislators are back in Lansing and are once again talking about transportation. 1,910 more words

Michigan Transportation

Four Reasons To Live In A Walkable Community

Back in the day before suburban communities erupted walkable communities were a norm.  I can remember Woolworths was next to the bank that was next to the shoe store that was next to the bakery that was next to the movie theater.   563 more words

Family Life

Urban Trails

While visiting near Portland, Oregon this week, I made a point to power walk through the urban trails found in the suburbs pf Portland. My cousins live in Tigard and these trails are wonderful to walk through. 120 more words


dray0308 reblogged this on Dream Big, Dream Often and commented:

"Walk-able communities and urban trails are vital for the health and well-being of the citizens..." Walkable neighborhoods and communities can help lots of folk shed some much needed lbs!!!

3 Things To Consider When Investing In Real Estate

“If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to help build theirs.” – Tony Gaskins

That one statement should motivate most of us into achieving financial independence and stability.   525 more words

Baby Boomers

Cuba: Permaculture, Urban Agriculture, and Building Sustainable Walkable Communities

The Power of Community documentary below, from CommunitySolution.org and PowerOfCommunity.org, shows how thousands of Cubans have been trained in and are participating in organic urban agriculture and building strong, local, sustainable, walkable communities. 48 more words


Population Growth: To Build Up, or to Build Out

Population Growth

According to a Pew Research Center population report, world population is expected to exceed 9.5 billion people by 2050. This presents global and local challenges. 633 more words

Urban Planning

kickstART Your Weekend with Some Good Reads: Parking, Transit, and a Renovated Theater in Farmington Hills

We highlight here some great articles we’ve read this week dealing with art, creative placemaking, and building great communities. You’re sure to find some inspiration to make your life and our community even better! 206 more words