Is Smart Growth A National Issue?

Bush and Kerry would do well to make metropolitan policy a priority on the national agenda.
October 28, 2004, 6am PDT | Deborah Myerson
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Clogged roads, long commutes (and ever-increasing gas prices), and a housing affordability crisis stand to have a long-term impact on the nation’s cities and towns. Land use and growth options may be local issues, but Neil Peirce argues that the federal government would do well to encourage “coherent, dollar-wise, equitable, environmentally-friendly directions in how we use our land and shape our communities.”

Thanks to Deborah Myerson

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Published on Sunday, October 24, 2004 in Smart Growth America
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