A paper written by Sedgwick County Commissioner Richard Ranzau explains the dangers behind the sustainable planning movement.
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Far from being a boost to communities, tax increment financing (TIF) is harmful.
The vast majority of Americans, surveys say, aspire to live in a single-family home with a yard. The vast majority of American trave -- around 85 percent -- is by automobile. Yet the Obama administration thinks more Americans should live in apartments and travel on foot, bicycle, or mass transit.
Sedgwick County's consideration of a federal planning grant raised a host of issues, including buying in to the Obama Administration agenda and the roles and relationships of federal and local governments.