Relax, Smart Growth is Your Friend

Roger K. Lewis of The Washington Post paints a reassuring picture for suburban homeowners frightened of smart growth. Home values will go up, and you'll be able to walk to get a cup of coffee, says Lewis.

Lewis explains that smart growth is not just a crazy idea:

"Fortunately, obsolete principles and plans are giving way to smart-growth principles and plans that are based on reality, not theory. They respond to substantial changes in demographic and economic conditions, infrastructure needs and costs, modern technology affecting how we live and work, energy and ecological constraints, and consumer preferences."

Full Story: Smart growth incorporates lessons from planning mistakes


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