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Zoom Towns: The New Frontier

September 28, 2023 3:00 pm
2023 Fall Conference

COVID-19 challenged traditional city-planning timelines, funding mechanisms, decision-making models, and engagement strategies, and stressed our parklands/natural areas, transportation networks, and housing resources. These challenges were arguably most acute in small communities that boast high quality of life, access to the outdoors, and a lower cost of living than major metropolitan areas. This presentation covers the difficulties small communities have faced with as post-pandemic urban flight continues to increase demands for workers, housing, retail, and transportation. The panel will share examples of specific communities/regions in Idaho and Utah, including the challenges they faced and some of the tools that are being implemented to proactively deal with the Zoom Town effects. A panel discussion concludes the presentation. Case study communities



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