I've lost count of the number of times I've noted on this blog that the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning doesn't hold a candle to its counterpart in Chicago.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
And while Chicago also has its Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) - - a venerable, activist civic complement to the public sector planners - - we here in southeastern Wisconsin have the relatively new M-7, which got caught recently overstating its economic successes.
Here's a fresh example: one of the young planners at the Chicago MPC thinks that fears over an Asian carp invasion of the Great Lakes could be used to trigger serious, comprehensive regional planning.
Details here, (and I will post more information at the bottom of this item and you ask yourself, would anyone here at SEWRPC or the M7 ever launch an effort that detailed and bold?) - - but here's what's getting kicked around 90 miles south: