Monthly Archives: March 2011

Should government promote Urban Development

Many will say that land use and zoning laws, along with government funding of roads and infrastructure is a mjor contributing factor to suburban sprawl.  Some of this is true, but not to the extent many will lead you to … Continue reading

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Article concerning suburban growth

See article below that brings up interesting information that is not told publicly very often.  If you are wondering who Joel Kotkin is, he wrote a recent book called “The Next Hundred Million” and a book called “The City”.  See … Continue reading

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Are New Urbanists open to opposing ideas?

I ask this question “Are New Urbanists open to opposing ideas?” because it seems as if they are not.  Please take the time to read the article at http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2011/01/30/green_building/.  This article talks about the difference in New Urbanists and a … Continue reading

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