The Case For Managed Growth

How the Omaha metropolitan area can prepare for the next growth wave.

"While many in the Omaha metro area long to reach the magical 1 Million population mark, moderate growth allows government and schools to keep up.

"Omaha's future growth raises concerns about land-use policy and allocation of state spending." Two primary concerns are: land-use planning, and influencing decision-makers in Lincoln (the state capital).

Thanks to Lisa Lattu

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