The Missing Metric

APA California, Central Section


Wednesday, March 13, 2013
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. PDT

Modesto, CA, United States

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With the multiple crises of municipal insolvency, climate change, and citizen push back against government regulation at all levels, it makes sense to consider a new “balance-sheet” approach to granting development approvals. Such an approach would screen for more high value development that repays government investments more rapidly. By incorporating the “missing metric” into development review, municipalities may be able to reduce or eliminate many regulations and make it easier to achieve more amenable, resource efficient, and fiscally stable communities.

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Peter Katz

Confirmed Speaker

Peter has been a leader in advancing innovative approaches to community planning for more than two decades. He was a leading proponent of the New Urbanism and played a key role as founding executive director of the Congress for the New Urbanism. He authored a seminal book on the subject ... Read More