Myron Orfield: Man with Maps

Prominent expert on approaches to regional government here April 24th

by Carolyn Chase

nder the name of regionalism, State Senator Steve Peace has proposed that several local agencies dealing with San Diego infrastructure issues should be consolidated into a new agency called the Regional Infrastructure Transportation Agency (RITA). Should San Diegans jump aboard this "Peace train?"

Attend this event to learn about regionalism at its best from the most recognized national expert in the area of regional metropolitan planning and policy making, Myron Orfield. His book Metropolitcs: A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability, describes his efforts privately and politically to address the challenges of growth and regionalism in the Minneapolis /St. Paul area. In this talk he will discuss both the general issues of regionalism and recent work on some specific issues that San Diego faces.

For more info on Orfield's work on Regionalism see:

April 24 @ 7pm - San Diego State University, Hardy Tower, Room 140 free admission and parking.

Directions: Park in Parking Garage #4, levels 7 & 8 (Last two levels). The garage is near the Cox Center. From Montezuma, go north on 55th. Take elevator to fourth level, to pedestrian bridge to campus, look for bell tower landmark. Hosted by the School of Public Administration and Urban Studies Graduate Program in City Planning.