Why live in Decatur?
Let’s see: friendly people, beautiful neighborhoods, beer, parks, smart government, @Carl, good schools, beer, train and bus transit, cerveza, walking access to offices, shops and restaurants, and beer.
And one more thing . . .
A growing body of scientific research suggests dense, walkable cities – like Decatur – are healthier than their sprawling, car-centric cousins.
Wait. I have an idea!
Maybe urban planners and public officials can have some kind of meeting where they can talk making healthier cities?!?!?
Oh, poo. Someone already thought of it.
[In May] the Congress for the New Urbanism [will] hold its national convention in Atlanta; it was organized with help from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the theme “New Urbanism: Rx for Healthy Places.”