This book provides a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary analysis of suburban sprawl development and smart growth alternatives within the contexts of culture, ecology, and politics. It offers a mix of theoretical inquiry, historical analysis, policy critique, and case studies. In addition, each chapter is coupled with featured interviews with leading activists and policymakers working on sprawl issues. Visit our website for sample chapters!tive zoning made mixed-use development difficult, traffic congestion has emerged as a major problem in North American metropolitan areas. ... Crottya#39;s own response to the aquot;crisisaquot; he proclaimed was his purchase of a 2003 Ford Expedition sport utility vehicle nine days after his election victory while simultaneously approving the local public transit systema#39;s plan to cut bus routes in underserved parts of theanbsp;...
|Author||:||Matthew J. Lindstrom, Hugh Bartling|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2003-01-01|