Durable Growth, Transportation

We’ll talk about murals, but only after transit

I promised that today’s post would be about the murals newly adorning American Alley in Petaluma. And it will be, but only after I chat about a transit issue that is even more essential to the future of Petaluma. It’s a challenge that will be faced by many North Bay communities in the coming year.

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Durable Growth, Site News

Murals as unexpected urban delights

Mural in Johnson City, Tennessee

For years, my reaction to downtown murals was indifference. I suspect the lack of enthusiasm came from most murals falling into three types, none of which greatly appealed to me.

Some were heroic presentations of a civic past. I respect our forebears and think they did the best they […]