You, dear public servant, need to be visible and encourage TWO-WAY communication with your constituents.
If a project doesn’t work, it can change dynamically, and no millions are lost – unlike an abandoned mixed use development. Tactical Urbanism projects are fast, small, manageable, and citizen-driven.
Do the stuff that makes your business viable before you go slapping your new logo on t-shirts and showing off at networking events. Take all that rah-rah empowerment you got from that inspiring women’s conference to sit down and do the damn work.