Carissa Schively-Slotterback comments on land-use plans in New York.
As to the plan, some critics said it wasn't a real academic land-use plan. But the council chose to get beyond land use and transportation to broader strategies. Carissa Schively Slotterback, a University of Minnesota planning professor studying this and other regional plans, said its emphasis on educational equity and governance was smart, arising organically from the region's needs.
July 16, 2011