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New Metropolis

August 26, 2013

“New Metropolis” aired on KQED this week. The program depicts the result of the move from suburbs to cities, and asks some important questions. Most relevant is “why is the government approving plans to spend billions of dollars building new infrastructure while ignoring the maintenance needs of existing systems?” At what point will the new structure be maintained and where will the funding come from?

The rules that are set up to ONLY FUND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS need to change. Given the lack of tax revenues being generated at the local levels, we need to encourage the state and federal funds be allocated to fix infrastructure that is falling apart. The national call should be to FIX IT FIRST… (more)

Link to “New Metropolis”

Get in touch with the state and local officials to let them know how you feel about this matter and follow the hearings and events related to these issues:

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  1. September 2, 2013 6:19 pm

    We no longer have any freedom, no civil rights. This country is sociologically dead. Over the last 50 years I have watch it come to be.


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