Tuesday, April 9, 2013

City of Dallas Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP)

Engineering is often seen as a catalyst for needed social change and development.  Revitalization and quality of life issues have a strong engineering component - - in many ways we are tasked with the  "social re-engineering" of a community or neighborhood.  Many of the best "social re-engineering" programs are organized and managed as citizen-directed public-private collaboration and transformation efforts.  Engineers and planners from the private sector that want to create a vibrant community in South Dallas need to have the following on the back of their business cards - - "Private Sector, Public Interest."

Check out the South Dallas/Greater Fair Park Community Revitalization Plan.

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