Tristan Cleveland on density and the Backlands

In an interview with Sheldon MacLeod, planner Tristan Cleveland of Our HRM Alliance talks about using Greenbelting to densify growth, and about the pressures on the Backlands. Listen to Interview. Select the Aug 12, 3 pm session. Discussion of the Backlands at approx 13 mins. “Density is a good thing”… “We don’t have a clear plan for the centre to answer the big questions”… Design is so crucial.” The single biggest impact of people on their environment is where they live.” If we are smart about growth we can make an excellent transit system that everyone would be happy to use.” “Hike the Greenbelt big Purcell’s Cove Backlands.. the rugged wilderness we have here is within a quick bike ride.”

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