13 Myths Of Urban Sprawl

Wendell Cox offers his review of the 13 myths of urban sprawl to coincide with the myth of Friday the 13th.
June 13, 2003, 8am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments

"The movement has labeled itself 'smart growth,' but more descriptive--and more accurate--would be 'anti-opportunity.' It would force housing prices up, depriving millions of households, disproportionately minority, of home ownership. It would increase commuter travel times and reduce the number of jobs accessible, to the disproportionate harm of lower-income households, especially minorities. The 'smart growth' movement is a serious threat to the American Dream of home ownership, employment, and prosperity. Far more dangerous than black cats, ladders, and Friday the 13th, it jeopardizes the lives of millions of Americans. The 13 myths debunked below explain why..."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Full Story:
Published on Thursday, June 12, 2003 in Heartland Institute
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email