Read This: DIY Urbanism in the San Francisco Bay Area

Fascinating and encouraging reading for all Bay Area residents, and for people interested in just and sustainable cities:

DIY Urbanism: “The current economic crisis has proven to be more than a challenge to our wallets: it has tested our faith in personal agency and our optimism in the future. But this malaise has met its match in the Bay Area, where a spirit of fierce independence has always thrived. Here the bad economy has a silver lining: it has reinvigorated and mobilized the community of do-it-yourself urbanists….”

read the whole article here: SPUR | DIY Urbanism.

SPUR = San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association, a member-supported nonprofit organization

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