Friday, November 10, 2006

Why smart growth isn't as smart as it thinks it is

Sam Smith at Progresssive Review
Smart growth is a case in point. It sounds great but there are a number of things wrong with it:

- It disses the very people it is trying to help, disparaging the communities where they bought or rented as being places of "sprawl" and other disparaging characteristics. That's not a good way to go around helping people.

Coincidentally, here's my suburban virtual neighbor Sprawled Out's post on a review of the book Sprawl.

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