Obama Administration’s Plan to Coerce People out of Their Cars

Ronald Utt, Ph.D. Heritage.org WebMemo #2536 7/10/2009

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood remarked in May that his livability initiative “is a way to coerce people out of their cars.” When asked if this was government intrusion into people’s lives, LaHood responded that “about everything we do around here is government intrusion in people’s lives,” a […]

Maryland county charts a path out of Agenda 21

Counting cities, 54 governmental entities have dropped out, about 10 percent of the total U.S. membership. This is a significant development, and may be what amounts to a quiet revolution.

James Simpson DC Independent Examiner 12/23/2011

Last February I wrote about how one brave county was taking the lead in fighting Agenda 21 […]

Florida Repeals United Nations’ Agenda 21 Law

The Meister It Makes Sense Blog 10/16/2011

The state of Florida has repealed its 30-year old growth management law (also called “smart growth,” UN Agenda 21 , “compact development” and “livability”). Under the law, local jurisdictions were required to adopt comprehensive land use plans stipulating where development could and could not occur. These plans were […]

President Obama’s New Plan to Decide Where Americans Live and How They Travel

Ronald Utt, Ph.D. Heritage.org 4/14/2009

President Barack Obama’s early comments on his opposition to suburban sprawl and his intention to alter the way Americans live and travel took a step closer to reality when he created an interdepartmental initiative on housing and transportation costs. [1] A March press release issued by the U.S. Department of […]