Burlington’s Housing Challenge

Toward a Livable City with Charles Simpson January 25, 2018 SUNY Plattsburgh Sociology Professor Charles Simpson of Burlington, Vermont’s Coalition for a Livable City and the Burlington Ward 6 Neighborhood Planning Assembly provides his personal take, not endorsed by the Coalition or the Assembly, on matters in Burlington and the…

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The F-35 Question

Toward a Livable City with Charles Simpson December 12, 2017 Charles Simpson, retired professor of sociology, sits down with Jimmy Leas, activist with Save Our Skies, Rosanne Greco, retired Air Force Colonel and Save Our Skies activist, and Carol Miller, of the New Mexico based Peaceful Skies Coalition, to poke…

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The Champlain Parkway – A Road to Nowhere

Toward a Livable City with Charles Simpson November 29, 2017 On this episode, Charles sits down with former Burlington Public Works Director Steve Goodkind and Community Planner Diane Gayer to figure out what the deal is with the Champlain Parkway, a decades-dormant transit project sitting beneath the highway interchange by…

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Who Should Own Burlington Telecom?

Toward a Livable City with Charles Simpson October 30, 2017 Host Charles Simpson welcomes two members of Keep BT Local’s board of directors Alan Matson, board chair, and Megan Epler-Wood. They discuss the future of Burlington Telecom as the Burlington City Council votes between the two final applicants: Ting, of…

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Discussion about Future Uses of a Memorial Auditorium

Toward a Livable City with Charles Simpson September 29, 2017 Charles Simpson sits down with Jim Holway and Amey Radcliffe to discuss the future of Memorial Auditorium in the first episode in their Live @ 5:25 series about quality of life issues in Burlington, Vermont. Charles Simpson seeks a more…

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