Fire trucks and New Urbanism.

When explaining the obstacles thrown up by traditional development patterns to New Urbanist development, I often point out that a major problem is the size of our fire trucks. (Something I learned from Duany Plater-Zyberk’s “Suburban Nation,” a book I reread annually.) Jim Bacon explains how fire trucks and related regulations are proving problematic to one new urbanist development in Richmond.

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Waldo Jaquith (JAKE-with) is an open government technologist who lives near Char­lottes­­ville, VA, USA. more »

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