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Extending Tri-rail West is an Alternative Worth Considering

By Timothy Hullihan: (Note:  The following article appeared in the Palm Beach Post on 08/06/2017.  It is republished by the author here.) As anyone who lives west of the Florida Turnpike in northern Palm Beach County will tell you, traveling north … Continue reading

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Lessons from Disney World

By Timothy Hullihan Disney World offers 2 lessons to city planners that are searching for ways to revitalize a downtown, or declining commercial corridor. Lesson #1: No matter how great a destination, if nobody lives there its sense of place … Continue reading

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It’s Tough to be a “Yacht Collector.”

By Timothy Hullihan According to Yachting magazine, one of the world’s premiere “yacht collectors” has a home in North Palm Beach, Florida.  In fact, he owns personally, and through corporations, many water front homes in North Palm Beach, but he … Continue reading

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North Palm Beach’s U.S. One Corridor Needs a Facelift

By: Timothy Hullihan North Palm Beach, Florida, is a special place, but it is hard to articulate exactly why. This is because the things that make North Palm Beach special are deeper, and more intrinsic than the things we typically … Continue reading

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Thunderbird

By: Timothy Hullihan It is hard for non-native Americans to feel at home in Nature.  Our history holds only a handful of exceptions that possess Thoreau-esque sensibilities, or Beston-esque desire.  A oneness with all things makes it equally hard for … Continue reading

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Road Widening Justifications Insult My Intelligence

By: Timothy Hullihan I am insulted when I read a DOT engineer’s projections for unfathomable gridlock in the future – typically something like, “There’s frequent gridlock at the intersection now, and it will only get worse in the future.” It’s … Continue reading

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If Not Sprawling House Plans, Why Sprawling Cities?

By: Timothy Hullihan If we designed our homes the way we design cities and suburbs – around the convenient use of automobiles – our homes would not be as comfortable and intimate as we know them to be. Our homes … Continue reading

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