Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning: Planetizens Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning 9781597269247

Sprawl and its definition -- Measuring sprawl in the United States -- Land and natural resource consequences of sprawl -

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Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning: Planetizens Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning
 9781597269247

Table of contents :
Sprawl and its definition --
Measuring sprawl in the United States --
Land and natural resource consequences of sprawl --
Infrastructure consequences --
Real estate development costs --
Fiscal impact of development --
Travel and congestion --
Quality of life consequences --
Sprawl, urban decline, and social policy --
The benefits of sprawl --
Developing policies in response to sprawl --
Appendix A. States ranked by sprawl index --
Appendix B. Counties ranked by sprawl indes.

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