Bismarck Takes on Infill Challenge

Bismarck Takes on Infill Challenge

As the City of Bismarck looks to manage orderly, outward expansion, a key strategy is to guide some city growth inward.  Recently, the city adopted an Infill and Redevelopment Plan in its continuing effort to guide development within the existing footprint of the city, a key growth strategy advocated by Mayor Mike Seminary in his “footprint initiative.” The purpose of the plan is to facilitate high-quality infill and redevelopment that enhances quality of life, economic vitality, and fiscal responsibility.  by Will Hutchings

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Tactical Urbanism boosts parental cool factor

Tactical Urbanism boosts parental cool factor

By now, you've probably at least heard of tactical urbanism, if not participated in a workshop that seeks to temporarily transform leftover places into vibrant spaces.

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Urban Design Matters

Urban Design Matters

Matt Ashby, AICP CUD, discusses how components of urban design with other building blocks can create livable places that people return to time and time again.

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