Schools Make Sprawl Worse

Two planning experts say schools built too far from neighborhoods make sprawl worse.

"New schools are being built too far from neighborhoods, creating more urban sprawl, two planning experts said yesterday.Though most schools used to be the cornerstones of their communities, schools have become more spread out, said David Salvesen, the director of the Smart Growth and the New Economy Program at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies in Chapel Hill."

Thanks to Robert Hopwood

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