Report Rates Sprawl In 83 Major Metro Areas

Smart Growth America has released a report on sprawl and its impact on 83 major metropolitan areas.

Smart Growth America just released a comprehensive report on sprawl and its impacts. The three year study ranks urban sprawl based on residential density, incorporation of mixed uses, strength of downtowns and town centers, and how interconnected the streets are.

Thanks to Jason Burke

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