Dan Morain: One Town’s Enterprise Zone Steals Another Town’s Lunch February 24, 2011
Apparently enterprise zones have turned out to be the same sort of corporate welfare and beggar-thy-neighbor deal that redevelopment has been. I don’t know much about Business Improvement Districts, but I think they’re kind of like residential homeowmers associations and can assess dues. They might be the most viable format for brick sidewalks and cute gas lamps, which I’m not against.
Related “Dan Morain: One town’s enterprise zone steals another town’s lunch” by Dan Morain at Sacbee.com