Turning Traffic Upside Down

I we will be talking about Accessibility at the APA conference as well ( I have just discovered):
2009 APA National Planning Conference :: Turning Traffic Upside Down

Activity at a Glance Notes
Day Saturday
Time 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Ellen J. Greenberg, AICP
Richard W. Lee, AICP
David Levinson
See you in Minneapolis

Demolition Means Progress

From the NY Times: An Effort to Save Flint, Mich., by Shrinking It
I worked in growth management back in the day, but now Berkeley has a program called “Shrinking Cities in a Global Perspective Program”.
Overall, it seems a shame to let all that sunk capital and infrastructure go to waste, and the wasted human capital associated with high unemployment also seems like it should be a temporary disequilibrium, surely someone could make use of it.