New Urbanism Is The Only Choice For Orange County

Jack Eidt argues that the best way to combat sprawl in Orange County, California is to embrace New Urbanism.

Columnist Steven Greenhut's argument ['Picture Imperfect', Commentary, June 26] in favor of Orange County's "suburban sprawl" fails to grasp the concept that the era of the big back yard on a leafy cul-de-sac has long ended. O.C., despite the popular conception to the contrary, has become urban -- with population density second only to San Francisco.

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Full Story: Era of the big back yard is over

Comments

Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 4th Edition

Thinking about Grad School?

New! 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs just released.
Starting at $24.95

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $209
Book cover of Insider's Guide to Careers in Urban Planning

So you want to be a planner...

Check out our behind the scenes look at 25 careers in the Urban Planning field
Starting at $14.95
Book cover of Unsprawl

Unsprawl: Remixing Spaces as Places

Explore visionary, controversial and ultimately successful strategies for building people-centered places.
Starting at $12.95