Public Deserves Seat at the Table in Le Marchant Site Design Process

(Update: As described the March 2018 article titled LMST Open Space and School Construction,  a favorable decision was made in late 2017 regarding providing a pedestrian-oriented site design and construction moved ahead in the Spring of 2018.)

The public has been excluded from participating in the design of LMST . The absence of public collaboration has produced a site plan that is incompatible with the pedestrian-oriented character of the surrounding neighborhood.  What follows are points explaining why it is important to involve community stakeholders.