Does New Urbanism Create Crime-Friendly Neighborhoods?

Stephen Town and Randal O'Toole argue that in the name of "openness" New Urbanists are creating crime-friendly neighborhoods.

"Urban design can enable crime or it can limit crime. As Jane Jacobs wrote more than four decades ago, 'To build city districts that are custom made for easy crime is idiotic. Yet that is what we do.' And that is what...New Urbanists would have us do today."

Thanks to CollegeTownLife

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