Effective growth management techniques can help control the negative aspects of expansion at mountain resort communities.
Mountain resort communities are experiencing increasing growth both as vacation destinations and as relocation sites for retirees and for professionals who work at home. This recent influx, which has heightened competition for land and housing and contributed to traffic congestion, threatens to encroach on the open space that has always made these communities so desirable. Howard Kozloff is a recent graduate in urban planning of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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