Motors to Enter All-Electric Market
General Motors will begin selling the Chevrolet Spark in 2012 as a
gasoline-powered subcompact and the all-electric battery powered Spark
will be available in 2013. Find
Explore the consequences to your community of your
decisions, and their fairness to all residents – including those who
can no longer drive, or those who would rather walk or take public
transit for some trips.
Go to the calendar here...
"Big Box" stores like Wal-Mart threaten
our landscape, our communities and the environment by building on the
fringe of town, paving vast areas for stores and parking lots, and
undermining the economic health of existing downtown shopping areas.
These mega-stores are proliferating at an alarming rate, with the
world's largest corporation, Wal-Mart, being the leading example of Big
Box developments that contribute to sprawl in our communities.
Learn more here...
Population Growth and Suburban Sprawl
Learn more about the complex relationship between
planning policies and population growth here...
Fixing Roads and Bridges
One in four bridges nationwide is in bad shape and in need of repair.
Our roads are also suffering, with one in six interstate miles in need
of repair. For families and commuters, these rocky roads and rickety
bridges create major safety problems. Instead of fixing what we have,
Congress is expected to spend billions of taxpayer dollars on expensive
pork projects we don't need.
about these misplaced priorities and what you can do about it.