Sprawl Without Borders

While spreading development around metropolitan areas, such as Washington, D.C. may be inevitable, the way it happens, as in this case, hardly benefits the folks who already live there.
November 3, 2003, 9am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Who is going to pay for the new schools, sewers, and other infrastructure that such development will require. Not likely the "deep pocket" who threaten law suits if they don't get their way. While impact fees have successfully made developers pay their fair share of costs (which they pass on in the prices of their houses)in other places, this is generally not true in Pennsylvania. Small municipalities, such as Liberty Township, are no match for the well-heeled, legal-staffed developers.

Thanks to Shirley Loveless

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Published on Sunday, November 2, 2003 in The Washington Post
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