The semantics are similar, and people can argue which is which. But make no mistake about it, Johns Creek has been pushed for the last ten years towards change.
The affects of this change are readily apparent in our annual CAFR reports. Our per capita income is declining. Our density(number of people) per square acre is rising.
It seems that there are those among us that believe we just need more population to make all of the things we have in Johns Creek work. More residents justify the need for more services. More residents justify the need for Bus Rapid Transit. And you need to have a place for all of these residents to live, and while mostly built out, the only wan to do this is to increase the density of our housing.
The recent “first draft” of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan was revealing. While the CAC and the City have more or less dismissed this draft, it was they that brought it to us. Continue reading