"This is really the launching pad and we're going to have them engaged far after this," she said. "As people are arriving, we'll have a better gauge on commuting patterns, on where people choose to live. This is a long-term commitment."
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"I think what we're doing now is a very positive step," she said. "I think we need everybody's input and I'm glad that they recognized that."