Monthly Archives: April 2013

Minnesota Intelligent Rural Communities: Planning for Broadband #apa13

Broadband is essential infrastructure for the 21st century. Just as paved roads, electricity and drinking water supported development in the last century, broadband communications is required for development today. Yet as author William Gibson said, “the future is already here … Continue reading

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Plan, Innovate, Get Local—Do More, Do It Better #apa13

Communities that want to compete in the Next Economy need to get a plan—not a fixed blueprint but a roadmap with clear priorities.  Support innovation with vibrant, mixed-use focal places and critical infrastructure.  Strengthen demand for local goods and services, … Continue reading

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