Real city planning isn’t complicated. Real city planning doesn’t have to involve laws or regulations. Real city planning doesn’t need a degree or important people. Real city planning is you. You, your vision, your attitude for your community.
The single greatest force in any community is the will of its people. Complacency, spirit de corps, hope, and stubbornness are all easily identifiable traits in every community. It only takes a visitor a couple of seconds to know and understand how its citizens feel.
City planning is at its best when it is a direct reflection of a positive attitude on the part of the city’s inhabitants. Similarly, a community whose citizens are careless, apathetic, cantankerous, or lazy will exhibit those characteristics to all who visit or live there. Your neighborhood can become an instrument of your vision or your lack thereof.
Your attitude is yours, but your community will live on and carry with it your sentiments of today. Plan to face your co