11/2/07

Friday Briefs


  • Planetizen: DPZ planner Mike Lydon has devised the Top Ten Reasons You Know You Are an Urbanist

  • Streetsblog: How Bogota has transformed itself from a traffic choked city to a thriving cycling and transit city

  • Miami SunPost: Hundreds of thousands of Miami-Dade trailer park residents could be forced from their homes

3 Comments:

Dave said...

Where did the Sun Post get that "hundreds of thoudands" figure from? I just looked up the Census data and there are a grand total of 14,674 mobile homes in Miami-Dade County. I find it hard to believe you could fit more than 50,000 people in them much less "hundreds of thousands".

Ryan Sharp said...

You've got a point, Dave. However, whether it's 15,000 or 50,000 people, that is a massive number who could potentially be without legitimate housing. Given the county's embarrassing record when dealing with affordable housing, this is something we must be very concerned about.

David Stefanini said...

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If you want to do this, just leave a comment on my site, on any post, and I’ll link you later that night.

Thanks,
Dave