Published in Planning magazine: May you live in interesting times

August 9, 2019

Planning commissioners and planning staffs must chart a path forward while considering climate, demographic, economic, and technological changes


We stand on the cusp of a new era, where Millennials and empty nesters are attracted to urban living—in cities and suburbs alike. Planners need to embrace flexibility to truly benefit from emerging trends. Planning and urban design leader David Dixon writes about two communities—Hammond, Indiana, and Newton, Massachusetts—and their approach for the future of walkable communities. 

Read David’s thoughts in the August/September issue of Planning magazine.

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