A Real Debate On Growth In Arizona

Buckeye's recent vote to allow the largest subdivision in Arizona's history does nothing to settle questions about sprawl.
May 26, 2003, 3am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The questions revolve not around 'growth' vs. 'no growth' but the complicated art of where to set the balance... The threat of hundreds of thousands of new houses should require the mother of all environmental-impact studies. Developers and residents should be taxed, with the money going to transit and center city projects. A Sonoran Desert Commission could regulate sprawl; that's how California kept its coast beautiful."

Thanks to transport-policy listserv

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Published on Sunday, May 25, 2003 in The Arizona Republic


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