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Greening Of Baltimore Featured On Smartplanet.com
There is a great article out today on SmartPlanet.com, a CBS site dedicated to people who realize the need to make our world a better place to live, that features Baltimore and its effort to create sustainable transportation, energy, building, and food.
If Baltimore’s planning director has his way, the city’s east and west sides–known for blocks of abandoned and boarded up buildings–will be getting light rail and produce stands. Yes, produce stands.
Tom Stosur, director of the Baltimore City Department of Planning, has worked in Charm City planning roles for more than two decades. Today, he is counting on a new light rail line, new zoning codes and a new food czar to help transform the blighted sections infamously portrayed in HBO’s The Wire. Stosur talked to me Friday about the new Baltimore.
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