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Betsey Buckheit
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What else fits in that parking space?

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 2:53pm
This infographic is a visualization of just how much space we devote to cars by showing what else could fit in the same space. Here’s another. My goal is not to make everyone stop driving, but to only stop and … Continue reading →
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Development pattern productivity, continued further

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:31am
Last week, I anticipated the Northfield City Council’s discussion of amendments to the Land Development Code by comparing the tax revenue from a selection of different development patterns around town (thanks to David Delong for mentioning Community Resource Bank – 3 … Continue reading →
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Daylighting at the Library

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:15am
I didn’t know there was a term for this, but apparently I’ve been thinking about daylighting at the corner of Washington and 3rd Streets and at the bottom of the hill at Division and 3rd Streets right by the Northfield Public … Continue reading →
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Development pattern productivity, continued

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:13am
“No additional financial impacts are anticipated,” claims the staff report accompanying proposed revisions to Northfield’s nightmare land development regulations. Yet the proposed changes will change zoning around Northfield’s downtown to make lower density, less compact development the default pattern and … Continue reading →
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Crossing the highway one intersection at a time

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:05am
Crossing Highway 3 in Northfield (on foot) should get somewhat easier soon.  Tonight, March 3, the Northfield City Council will vote whether to order plans and specifications for a redesign of the intersection at 3rd Street and Highway 3. Good … Continue reading →
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