Toronto Sprawl Costing Taxpayers Billions

Report finds long-term costs of sprawl outweigh short-term benefits.
July 30, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"If sprawl - the vast sections of low-rise housing and strip malls replacing farm fields - continues for the next 25 years, [Greater Toronto Area] taxpayers will have to pay billions more than if more compact communities were built, the report says." The report recommends adopting Smart Growth strategies.

Thanks to Geoffrey Singer

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Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 in The Toronto Star
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