Tighter Growth Controls In Contra Costa

A new and powerful coalition shatters long-standing geographic and class boundaries to fight sprawl.
August 1, 2000, 10am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The group endorsed the urban limit line proposal that would shield 22 square miles from development. The evolution of this new and powerful group shows an unusual coalition that spans long-standing class and geographic boundaries. More Contra Constans find that they are becoming united against sprawl and traffic. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of the urban limit line proposal and is expected to finalize its vote this week, along with agreeing to evaluate a "smart growth" proposal over the next 18 months.

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Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2000 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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