Smart City is a weekly, hour-long public radio talk show that takes an in-depth look at urban life, the people, places, ideas and trendsshaping cities. Host Carol Coletta talks with national andinternational public policy experts, elected officials, economists,business leaders, artists, developers, planners and others for apenetrating discussion of urban issues.This weekend's topic...The future of American cities...guests include:
Anthony Flint is author of This Land, The Battle Over Sprawl and the Future of America. It's a history of modern development in our nation and a call for a national conversation about how the country should grow. Anthony is a veteran journalist who covered planning, development, and housingfor the Boston Globe for 16 years and was a visiting scholar in 2005 at the Harvard Design School.Diana Dillaway explores how development decisions affected one American city, Buffalo, New York. Her new book, Power Failure: Politics, Patronage, and the Economic Future of Buffalo, New York is a chronicle of local misfires, misdirection, and missed opportunities. Diana has worked for more than 25 years in California on urban and economic development.
Listen to host Carol Colletta - list of additional stations/times - 3pm on Saturday and 7pm Sunday on WNED - 970 in Buffalo, NY. Past Shows are archived and the newsletter is published regularly.Smart City is underwritten by Buffalo, NY's own Hyde Family Foundation...thanks George!