The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 |

Grist writer Brentin Mock examines the discussion in the planning world of the new buzzword, "equitable development" in his new article, "Urban planners may have finally found how to get to Sesame Street." There may be something more to the concept, he says, than previously popular buzzwords. 

What makes equitable development stand apart, Eley told me, is that it asks planners and developers to “think critically about how we meet the needs of underserved populations upfront,” in planning discussions “rather than treating their needs as an afterthought.”

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