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Arlington County = Smart Growth

Posted by calwinston , in Business, Virginia 19 May 2010 - * * * * * · 2,067 views
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Arlington County, Virginia! The county that so many municipalities should emulate. Arlington was the one that defied the odds when it was growing back in the 1960's and 1970's by incorporating Smart Growth(a bad word back then). During this time Americas love for the automobile trumpeted more than the expansion of mass transit into the suburbs. Many peopl...


Virginia and High Speed Rail

Posted by calwinston , in High Speed Rail, Virginia, Japan, Business 13 May 2010 - * * * * * · 1,625 views
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Virginia High Speed Rail

I'll begin by saying the proposals out currently for Virginia are not high speed rail. A train traveling at 110mph I repeat is not high speed! Maybe back in the 1950's it would have been considered as high speed!?

Today state officials are trying to start a line from DC to Hampton Roads. Instead of using 1940's...


Richmond's Progress

Posted by calwinston , in Virginia, Business 30 April 2010 - * * * * - · 1,081 views
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The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported on the happenings for the Coliseum, this past weekend. The counties need to get off their butts and help the city make this happen. We need a 20,000 seat coliseum now! It is the perfect time construction cost are lower and you can bargain! The counties would not be what they are without the city! To all the...

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