KPW ThumbRecognizing that main streets of all sizes thrive with a mix of uses, businesses, incomes, and cultures is a great place to start when thinking about the overwhelming large issue of how to connect the dots regarding the state’s transit systems, writes CMSC’s Associate Director Kimberley Parsons-Whitaker in a blog for the Partnership for Strong Communities.

Connecting people to housing, retail & dining, jobs, community resources, and transportation choices is critical if our main streets are to be vibrant and sustainable. Offering a range of housing options located near transit and within a walkable distance of life’s necessities like grocery stores, pharmacies, doctor’s offices and more can only help to attract anyone who desires to live in a vibrant neighborhood.

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