A Way To Control Growth

Contra Costa Times editorial encourages Contra Costasupervisors to take land-use decisions a step beyond simply tightening the urban limit line and prohibiting development outside of it.

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July 26, 2000, 8:00 AM PDT

By California 2000


This Contra Costa Times editorial encourages Contra Costasupervisors to take land-use decisions a step beyond simply tighteningthe urban limit line and prohibiting development outside of it. Planningfor growth needs a more efficient use of developed land, incorporatingregional transit lines and promoting economic development where homesare already built, the editorial states. City and county leaders mustlook at new ways to grow, the Times asserts, and decisions must be madebased on the welfare and growth of the region.

Thanks to California 2000 Project

Friday, July 21, 2000 in Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek

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