• Stop all sprawl in all areas and assist the bigger towns and cities to physically absorb nearby tiny, unsustainable communities into new or existing close-in housing.
• Remove blight. Force property owners to eliminate all substandard housing, clean up railroad and highway corridors.
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• Get out of high-speed rail’s way — stop wasting time fussing about it. It’s a done deal.
• Provide some degree of mental health services on a regular basis and on-site at all outlying clinics.