Thoughts on the HRM Centre Plan: Slowing the Pace to Human Scale

Ultimately, creating a vibrant and livable city requires that the pace of development be like a leisurely stroll, where one periodically stops and looks back to see how one is doing. The pace should be measured and considered. If the path recently traveled was rocky or caused injury, the pace should permit time to reflect and change direction to find a better way. We must tread carefully lest we inadvertently destroy something that is important and irreplaceable to the character of the city.