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New Urbanism and Environmental Issues Video

While updating our twitter account today, we noticed a fun article written by Aubrey Cohen titled, “The greatest threat to our planet is cul-de-sacs!” about environmental issues and new urbanism.   The article and its video has also created some heated commentary, including one unregistered user who offered a drink of their Kool-Aid after making this statement:

“New urbanism is just another way to get tax money. Cram in more lots, sell more units and collect more property tax. The B & O tax also pits municipalities against each other. As with everything, it’s all about the money. I don’t understand how all the libtards in Seattle can be so stupid. Environmentalism is the new facism.”

Blog comments sure can attract some thirsty folks sometimes!  Anyhow, here’s the video (also with interesting comments) that ended up also being the winner of The Congress for New Urbanism CNU 17 video contest:

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