Santa Monica’s Telecommunications Master Plan

Date: 3 Mar 2014 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In 1998, Santa Monica created a Telecommunications Master Plan that has guided it for the past fifteen years in building an impressive fiber network connecting all community anchor institutions and many business districts. We have just released a case study … Read More

A New Deal for Local Economies — Lecture

Date: 2 Dec 2009 | posted in: Retail | 2 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Despite growing public support, local businesses are likely to remain on the economic margins without fundamental changes in public policy. In this lecture, delivered at the Bristol Schumacher Conference in Great Britain, Stacy Mitchell proposes a set of new rules — policies that would foster local self-reliance and refashion the economy for long-term viability.

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British Government Rejects Big Box Sprawl

Date: 1 Feb 2003 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In a move that could derail big box development projects throughout England, Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has rejected a bid by the furniture chain Ikea to build a 300,000-square-foot store (seven times the size of a football field) outside the city of Stockport. In a letter explaining his decision, Deputy Prime Minister Prescott said the proposed store violated several provisions of both national and local planning policy. … Read More