Using the Power of the Market to Shape Efficient Urban Growth

Reading recent accounts of Council’s reluctance to endorse, even if only in principle, the City Treasurer’s recommendation to begin the study of an “area rating” system for the calculation of development charges (DCs), I was struck once again by how shallow and unsophisticated deliberations by Council have become. A fully developed area rating system, a … Continue reading Using the Power of the Market to Shape Efficient Urban Growth

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London Councillors support Arva Shirkers

It’s not often I’m left gobsmacked by the actions of Council.  The actions of the members of the Built & Natural Environment Committee LFP story here, at its meeting of August 15, 2011, have left me asking this question:  Exactly whose interests are the committee members serving in this? The storyline is quite simple:  BNEC … Continue reading London Councillors support Arva Shirkers