Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Chicago/Indy: A Tale of Two Blizzards

Going forward I’ll be posting selected articles over at New Geography. The first installment appears there today, so please be sure to check out “A Tale of Two Blizzards“. It contrasts the approach to government services and taxation taken by Indianapolis and Chicago, and how both of them are under pressure in the current economy.

Topics: Public Policy, Strategic Planning
Cities: Chicago, Indianapolis

3 Responses to “Chicago/Indy: A Tale of Two Blizzards”

  1. Jason B. says:

    Man, and I was really looking forward to reading an article entitled “Chicago: A Declaration of Indianapolis”. 😉

  2. The Urbanophile says:

    Thanks – pretty stupid error.

  3. SpeedBlue47 says:

    Congrats on the writing gig. Something you considering taking seriously going forward? I know you have a career already, but you have great writing talent so I think you could probably accomplish a lot in that area.

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