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If You Really Want To Get Off Oil, Move To Buffalo

Thanks to everyone who sent us the link to this morning regarding its post on why moving to Buffalo is a green move. From the days of being known as The City of Light to being cast into the Rust Belt category to having the ability to reinvent the city, Buffalo’s proximity to fresh water, and the electricity drawn from it are once again looking appealing. With freight costs skyrocketing due to oil prices and heat waves becoming commonplace in parts of the country, Buffalo’s proximity as a central hub, along with its four-seasons, is looking up for many people.

From treehugger:

“In fact, so many of those things that caused the trouble for cities
like Buffalo, like suburban sprawl, the private automobile and air
conditioning, are looking less and less tenable every day. What our
Great Lakes cities have to prepare for is a reverse migration, to
attract people back to cities like Detroit and Buffalo.”

Check out the post, past Richard Florida and Edward L. Glaeser observations, insights into high speed rail, the green revolution and all of the other efforts that Buffalo is, could and should be doing to attract people and businesses back into the fold.

Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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