Three Strategies For Preventing Sprawl

An editorial offers three key strategies to preventing sprawl by keeping growth in urban centers.
October 4, 2004, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"For a long-term strategy of a three-tiered landscape to succeed, it is vital that communities within urban growth areas continue to be places where people want to live, work and play. Three things are key to urban growth area viability and community livability," writes Joseph W. Tovarin an editorial for The Seattle Times. The three key strategies include:

  • Plan for appropriate urban densities
  • Design for density
  • Fund the public realm

    Thanks to Chris Steins

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    Published on Sunday, October 3, 2004 in The Seattle Times
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