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Planners Gone Wild

Michael Flynn
July 2, 2007, 5:02am

Over at Marginal Revolution--a blog so consistently interesting it is downright intimidating--they've picked up this Washington Post story about the newest plan to fix/remake/re-engineer Tysons Corner, a sprawling suburb of DC. The plan looks to be a dream (nightmare) of urban (central) planning. The key tell for the coming boondoggle is one official's stated goal to "slow traffic down." Well, they are good at that, aren't they? I had already made an oath to mostly avoid Tysons. May have to bump that up to a blood oath. Have at it Sam, Ted and Len...

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