The Rewards Of Growth Planning

Arlington, Virginia, is an example of how smart planning can make the difference between a sleepy suburb and major metropolis.

"Like metro Atlanta's suburban counties, the Northern Virginia communities surrounding Washington must contend with gridlock, exploding demands for services by new residents and increasing environmental regulation.Decisions that Atlanta's leaders make in the months ahead may determine whether the region's communities follow Arlington's model for coping with growth and traffic, or Loudoun County's."

Thanks to Dan Magee

Full Story: Planning for growth pays dividends


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