Wendell Cox believes so. In this article, he quantifies the effect of land use regulation on the cost of new home construction, which he says leads to
Nov 5, 2010 New Geography
Wendell Cox questions the economic impact of the city's much-celebrated land use and transportation policies, which are intended to strengthen the urban core and discourage sprawl.
Oct 6, 2010 New Geography
A new law in New York State requires state agencies to form smart growth advisory panels to determine whether proposed infrastructure projects meet smart-growth principles.
Oct 4, 2010 City Newspaper
We've been measuring traffic congestion all wrong, a new report shows, and that's been making more highways look like the solution to long commutes. They're not.
Oct 3, 2010 Streetsblog
Analysis indicates that compact development reduces the time urban residents spent in traffic and requires less spending on highways.
Sep 30, 2010 Driven Apart: How Sprawl Is Lengthening Our Commutes and Why Misleading Mobility Measures Are Making Things Worse
A short documentary exploring the development challenges that the City of Ventura faces.
Sep 20, 2010 The OpenSpace: News For Central Coast Planners
Kaid Benfield presents the evidence that compact development can bring about a decrease in noxious emissions.
Sep 16, 2010 NRDC Blog
This past Friday, demolition began on a segment of Baltimore's infamous "Highway to Nowhere" to expand parking for the local commuter rail service (MARC). A side benefit: reuniting communities separated since the 1970s.
Sep 13, 2010 Office of Govenor Martin O'Malley Press Release
Governor David Paterson signed The Smart Growth Public Policy Infrastructure Policy Act on Monday, which directs the state to invest in infrastructure in dense communities rather than sprawling ones.
Sep 1, 2010 New Urban Network
As the post-recession economy continues to plod along, those in the non-profit sector continue to face stiff funding competition. Organizations furthering the smart growth/new urbanism cause may find this to be particularly frustrating, as re-working how and where America builds has never been so important. Opinion
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