Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Friday, May 05, 2017

“The new Metro budget - Its meaning for the future”: ACT May meeting, Tuesday May 9th

Action Committee for Transit is Montgomery County's leading transit advocacy group. This month's meeting will feature Robert Thomson, the just now retired "Dr. Gridlock" columnist for the Washington Post, discussing the WMATA financial crisis.

“The new Metro budget - Its meaning for the future”
Speaker: Robert Thomson, just-retired as Washington Post’s Dr. Gridlock

Tuesday, May 9

at the Silver Spring Civic Center, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

The Silver Spring Civic Center faces Fenton Street and Ellsworth Avenue. It is an eight-minute walk north from the Silver Spring Metro Station. Many bus routes can take you to and from the meeting.

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