Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Smart Growth Stories —
Mayor Marilyn Strickland on
Development in Tacoma, WA

“One of our biggest challenges is attracting private investment that doesn’t require a large government subsidy. And I think as we talk about what that means, we need to increase our density. We need to build walkable neighborhoods, we need a very very good, solid public transportation system. And we have to make sure that we’re able to attract employers and people don’t have to drive a long distance or ride a long distance to get to work.”

Read more: Smart Growth Stories: Mayor Marilyn Strickland on development in Tacoma, WA | Smart Growth America

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