of 50 year Planning: The first mass produced car was
first sold in small quantities in 1908.
first freeway was in 1940. A fifty year planning horizon would require
planning the first freeway more than 18 years before the first successful
automobile was introduced.
2040, Portland's 50 year plan:
The process of planning the first freeway before the automobile was
The process of planning for fiber optic links before the computer was
The process of planning the internet before the computer was invented.
Planning assoc. Federal Policy Agenda:
Oppose attempts to preempt local land-use decision-making and expand
Promote reinvestment in urban areas through tools such as targeted tax
incentives, brownfield reform and historic preservation;
Direct additional funding to support community transit, transportation options
and multi-modal connections;