Iowa DOT Embraces the Logic of Smart Decline

Iowa’s Department of Transportation director¬†Paul Trombino may have made national history this week when he announced his state needed to downsize it’s current network of roads, highways, and freeways. Like the saying goes, government is always at least a generation behind society. Nowhere is this more true than Federal and State DOTs. For Trombino to… Continue reading Iowa DOT Embraces the Logic of Smart Decline

Smart Growth Is Killing Us, Bring On the Smart Decline

We’ve been in ecological debt for over a century. We’re exponentially increasing the human population while per capita consumption¬†of the Earth’s resources also rises. Biodiversity is in free-fall as habitats are destroyed and wildlife is being hunted to extinction. The powers that be and their PR firms know all this. They’ve focused on changing a… Continue reading Smart Growth Is Killing Us, Bring On the Smart Decline