Durable Growth, Transportation

Too few good fellows to muster a charge

Future brewpub parking lot site

I recently put forth an idea (in two parts, here and here) about where the second SMART station in Petaluma could be located.

For new readers, it was long expected that the second station, which is to be the station serving the drivable suburban neighborhoods of town, would be […]

Durable Growth, Transportation

Checking for support on the flanks – Part two

Streetview of Lagunitas parcel

In my last post, I reviewed six possible sites for the second SMART station in Petaluma, four on the north side of N. McDowell Boulevard near Corona Road, a fifth on Old Redwood Highway, and a sixth that is between those two locations, on a parcel where a parking lot […]

Durable Growth, Transportation

Checking for support on the flanks – Part one

Vacant parcel along N. McDowell Boulevard

Writing about urbanism, and presumably about most subjects with practical community application, can require a careful husbanding of time and resources. There are so many worthy ideas to be pursued that a writer can spread himself too thin trying to champion all of them. It’s a battle I […]