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This ordinance: establishes municipal licensure program for private businesses and nonprofit organizations; creates license fee to administer program; and requires annual applications for license.
If ecologies evolve through diversification, cities mature through aggregation of talent and resources. The Creative Corridor Plan is premised upon the aggregation of complementary creative organizations currently scattered throughout Little Rock. Some of these groups exist at the financial margin and struggle to stay alive. Their ability to secure greater visibility and support will likely be amplified through new synergies from aggregation. Facilities slated to anchor The Creative Corridor include instruction and production spaces for the symphony, ballet, arts center, visual artists, theater, and dance, as well as a culinary arts economy that triangulates restaurants, demonstration, and education.
This report examines the state of housing, transportation, and job access in Northwest Arkansas using CNT’s Housing + Transportation (H+T®) Affordability Index, a new measure of affordability that takes into account two of the largest components of the regional cost-of-living equation: housing and transportation. Report stresses need to rethink regional mobility, align downtown investments into a regional vision, and increase the demand for walkability.