Curb Sprawl To Get Federal Funding

A new report advises that federal funding for Canadian urban projects should only be granted to urban projects that are sustainable, and would curb sprawl.
May 31, 2003, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The federal government should invest $1-billion a year in transit for the next decade, but only on projects that boost ridership and curb urban sprawl, says a new report to be released today.By attaching strings to its funding of big-ticket urban projects — and taking other steps too — Ottawa could promote more livable cities, argues the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, a federal advisory panel of industry, labour, environment groups and academics."

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Published on Saturday, May 31, 2003 in The Globe and Mail
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