Articles by admin

Noteworthy articles The past century has given us the gift of longevity, often with the presence of managed disabilities or chronic conditions. Our communities must be modified to reflect this new reality. The Atlanta Regional Commission’s “Lifelong Communities” initiative has a goal of allowing people to remain in their homes…

Read More

Many people prefer to live in quiet suburban neighborhoods. Others prefer walkable more urban communities. Still others enjoy living in a rural setting. Creating suburban development opportunities has made sense for the past 20 years. However, given the projected growth of our metropolitan area, the unrealistic costs for road construction…

Read More

Road building has provided mobility for our rapidly growing community, and we are fortunate to have competent agencies overseeing these programs. Some paradigm shifts are now needed to allow us to accommodate the next wave of growth. Multimodal transportation planning will increase both cost effectiveness and the numbers of persons…

Read More

Transportation shapes our cities—it has always been so. Transportation determines land use — from the ability to walk or bike to the need for freeways to many other options that make a place either livable or headache producing. One type of development that is meeting enormous enthusiasm in metropolitan areas…

Read More

Lee County began to develop our first comprehensive plan, called The Lee Plan, over 25 years ago. This has been updated over the years—usually updated to accommodate interests and needs of those in one part or other of the county. In light of new realities, Lee County will benefit from…

Read More