Back in 2008, Lancaster, PA mayor Rick Gray bluntly stated "get ready for a sea change," when discussing plans to transform the city's downtown into a walkable, vibrant destination. "Walkability is what the new urbanism is all about," Gray told the Lancaster New Era at the time. "Will people want to walk for blocks around the convention center? Yeah, people will walk."
And Lancaster has adopted New Urbanism wholeheartedly under his watch. Take a peek at the cover of the latest issue of local Lancaster rag FIG
to see just how much:
Ben Schulman joined CNU as its Communications Director in early 2011, after having established himself as a freelance writer on urban affairs. His work has been noted by The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Pop City Media, The Atlantic Online, and the National Review, and has been featured in outlets such as Gapers Block, New Geography, Venus Magazine, and as a guest on the Urbanophile. When not ...
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