You Can't Dumb Down Smart Growth

The reality of smart growth can’t be reduced to "stop building roads" or "demolish shopping centers."
October 19, 2004, 6am PDT | Deborah Myerson
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Smart growth is quickly becoming an easy target in a polarized debate around land use. Critics maintain that smart growth is an unrealistic attempt to bulldoze the suburbs and force people out of their cars and onto buses and trains. Yet, as Roger Lewis explains, smart growth is more complex than skeptics would have us believe, seeking to thoughtfully plan growth and development.

Thanks to Deborah Myerson

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Published on Saturday, October 16, 2004 in The Washington Post
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