The War On Sprawl

It is time to face sprawl politics and the sprawl lobby, writes Joel Hirschhorn.
October 27, 2003, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The smart growth movement can never compete with the sprawl lobby, at least in terms of money and its influence on local and state officials. But it is folly to ignore the sprawl lobby and its commitment to sustain the sprawl status quo. If you cannot fight money with words, then you need votes. It is necessary to get millions of Americans to vote their commitment to smart growth to protect their own quality of life. Enough votes can stop the sprawl lobby."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Monday, October 27, 2003 in Planetizen
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