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Density Without High-Rises?

…DC. McMahon is a frequent speaker at conferences on planning and land development. Over the past 21 years, we’ve been pleased to have published more than two dozen articles by McMahon in the Planning Commissioners…

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Making a “Visible” Difference

…in Washington, DC. McMahon is a frequent speaker at conferences on planning and land development. Over the past 21 years, we’ve been pleased to have published more than two dozen articles by McMahon in the…

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Barriers to Better Development

…and Process Costs 4. Financing by Formula 5. Proposing High Density Without Amenity 6. Public Infrastructure Subsidies 7. Low Expectations Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use…

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Green Infrastructure

…Washington, DC. McMahon is a frequent speaker at conferences on planning and land development. Over the past 21 years, we’ve been pleased to have published more than two dozen articles by McMahon in the Planning…

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Road Design: A Turn Ahead

…character and environmental resources. … End of excerpt Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use issues and trends. He holds the Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development…

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Design Matters

…a community comes to resemble everyplace else, the less reason there is to visit. … End of excerpt Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use issues and…

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Building Codes Get Smarter

…surroundings, but some requirements are counterproductive.” … End of excerpt Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use issues and trends. He holds the Charles Fraser Chair on…

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Green Enhances Growth

…excerpt Ed McMahon is one of the country’s most incisive analysts of planning and land use issues and trends. He holds the Charles Fraser Chair on Sustainable Development and is a Senior Resident Fellow at…