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Planning for Manufacturing and Exports
Activity Code: S627
Date: Tuesday, April 16
Globalization is driving urban manufacturing and export strategies involving labor and supply chains that extend well beyond city borders. Yet industrial land use (ILU) and infrastructure planning that influence the geography and capacity of production remain largely a municipal or county undertaking. Are planners’ ILU decisions aligned with the decisions and choices facing the region’s businesses and workforce? Do they create regional advantage? Hear what a comprehensive ILU study of Baltimore, Maryland, found out.