Rose Center Q&A With The Honorable Pedro Segarra, 2012–2013 Daniel Rose Fellow

Mayor Pedro Segarra (right) speaking to other Daniel Rose Fellows about Hartford's land use challenge during the Rose Center's working meeting at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago. (pictured with Hartford Daniel Rose Fellows left to right:  Brandon McGee, Representative, Connecticut State Assembly and Steven Bonafonte, Chair, Hartford Redevelopment Agency)

The process by which mayors are selected does not necessarily ensure that mayors have any planning experience or architectural experience. Mayors tend to be more focused on political skills. It would be a real game-changer if more mayors were able to have access to more in-depth experience in land use planning.

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