What will stop sprawl? Changing tastes and demographic demand are pulling people, especially the young and old, back into close-in, urban centers says Dick Carlisle.
The population is aging, challenging communities to meet the changing needs of people 65 and up. Longtime planning consultant Dick Carlisle discusses the implications and offers some solutions.
At its conference in October, the Michigan Association of Planning presented its annual President’s Award to Richard Carlisle, AICP, president of Ann Arbor-based Carlisle/Wortman Associates. The outgoing president of the association – in this case Steve Robinson, president of Versa Development in Southfield — chooses as the award recipient an individual who has positively influenced […]