Hot Topics

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At a glance...

The goal of this page is to simplify and summarize what are often very complex and technical topics. In doing so, we sometimes have to trade nuance for readability. For those who want all the details, we've included links to reports, studies, maps and other source documents.

Safer Streets

Electric bikes


Growth and development

Lowering the train tracks through the Village

Open space

Future of the Power Plant site

5G cell towers