News Clips: March 31, 2010

Memorial at WTC site set to open on 9/11/11, 10th anniversary of the attacks
The New York Daily News
The Sept. 11 Memorial is on track to be opened on the 10th anniversary of the attacks, officials said Tuesday.

A Plan to Spur Growth Away From Haiti’s Capital
The New York Times
Architecture review: Taking a New Urbanist approach, Haitian officials and urban planners have proposed redistributing large parts of the population of Port-au-Prince to smaller Haitian cities, many of them at a safe distance from areas most vulnerable to natural disaster. In the process the plan would completely transform Haiti from a country dominated by a single metropolis to what the planners call a network of smaller urban “growth poles.”