How Sprawl Hurt Buffalo
"A new study by the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C., think tank, found the disparity between new construction and new households was greater in Erie and Niagara counties than anywhere else in the country during the 1990s.
And researchers believe the impact of that sprawl hit hardest in Buffalo and its first-ring suburbs. They see it in the exodus of people from the city and the decline in both property values and tax base. "
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan