CRA: Residents Needed to Support Development


In this recent opinion piece in the Boston Globe, Paul McMorrow points out the importance of engaging residents and garnering public support on development projects before building. Focused on the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, the author shares:

Whichever projects the CRA ends up focusing on will have grass-roots momentum ahead of time, because the CRA is engaging people early, and using public sentiment to shape projects that matter to Cambridge. As [Executive Director] Evans says, “We’re not looking to get involved in a project that people don’t want to have happen."

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Posted on April 1, 2014 .