The following text was originally presented as an Op-Ed in the Baltimore Sun’s Commentary section on April 28, 2011
April 28, 2011
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March 30, 2011
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The following is a reprint of a handout provided to the members of the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission as part of a briefing on PlanMaryland progress at their March 28, 2011 meeting (for a PDF of this document, click here. Note: page numbers maintained from the original):
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What for? Achieve Maryland’s Smart Growth goals for vibrant, desirable communities; protected agricultural and environmental lands and resources; and sustainable lifestyles and economies.
What’s the Problem? Lack of coordination and clarity among state agencies, local governments and the private sector in three ways: what they are trying to achieve, where they are trying to achieve it, and how their efforts are coordinated to be complementary and not at cross purposes.
PlanMaryland directly addresses these deficiencies. More
March 2, 2011
This PlanMaryland blog presents the background documents that established the foundation and direction of the draft plan (see PlanMaryland Draft Plan – A Blueprint for a Smart, Green, and Growing Maryland). More