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V-161 Spring 2009 Class Notes Post Reform Era Civil Rights movement of the 1960s brought change to urban America. Cities found themselves on the front lines of social change Citizen empowerment Neighborhood associations Lack of funding for older urban areas Bloomington Example: Park and Ride (2003) in Bryant Park Park and Ride system work too well – planning controls The New Progressives of the 1990s to today City Mayors wanted to: Take politics out of the equation Best business practices Common public interest Some leaders of this movement were difficult to type cast politically. What does a Republican look like, and believe? What does a Democrat look like and believe? What does a Libertarian look like and believe? Shift in the Balance of Power – Post WW II Demographics o “People vote with their feet” o Growth of suburbs o Decline of rural areas o Decline of older central cities
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U.S. House of Representatives based on census Federal aid based on census
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