Jack Burritt, CMSC Downtown Economic Development Director, and the work of CMSC was noted in a Fairfield County Business Journal article on the importance of walkways.  Several urban planners stated the success of many projects is directly related to the availability and quality of surrounding walkways, such as sidewalks, during a recent forum sponsored by the Partnership for Strong Communities.  The article noted that even during the recession, CMSC Main Street communities saw an 18 percent net increase in jobs and a 62 percent increase in private investment in their downtowns. 

A walkway runs through it