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Sprawl Repair: What It Is and Why We Need It – Features | Planetizen


“Sprawl repair should be pursued using a comprehensive method based on urban design, regulation, and strategies for funding and incentives – the same instruments that made sprawl the prevalent form of development, says Galina Tachieva, director of town planning at … Continue reading

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Walkable Villages in Cocoa Beach #2


We can create Walkable Villages for Cocoa Beach with the SmartCode’s Transect zoning. Assign the T-5 Main Street zone where we want walkable village centers to develop, and over time nasty old sprawl commercial will get replaced with high-quality walkable … Continue reading

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Taming Our Most Dangerous Roads #1


Come participate in the conversation about how we can improve Brevard County’s most dangerous roads – A1A and US192. These two roads have the highest rate of pedestrian and bicyclist deaths! Join us on Twitter for the ongoing discussion: http://www.twitter.com/walkablebrevard @walkablebrevard … Continue reading

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Too Much to Ask?


We at Walkable Brevard just want about a 99% restructuring of the built environment in #Brevard County. Is that really too much to ask? #sprawl https://walkablebrevard.wordpress.com http://www.facebook.com/walkablebrevard https://instagram.com/p/1TZWUXSmed/ Posted from WordPress for Android

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From Suburban Highway to Main Street!


by Barry Watkins, 11/3/14 We’ve been talking about how the SmartCode will bring positive changes to Brevard.  Using Cocoa’s 520 corridor in Diamond Square as an example, what changes would the SmartCode bring there and to other places around our … Continue reading

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Living On The Edge


By Barry Watkins, June 16, 2014 In my previous article Dangerous by Design? — Life and Death on the Rural Edge I talked a little about the need for improved safety for bikers and walkers on the edge of town. Let’s … Continue reading

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Dangerous by Design? — Life and Death on the Rural Edge


By Barry Watkins On the first day of May, National Bike Month, a bicyclist was struck by a car and killed in Rockledge on S. Fiske Blvd. near I-95.  Here’s the story by Space Coast Daily.  The accident may or … Continue reading

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