Sprawl: You Love It, But Dare Not Speak It's Name

CNN features an in-depth debate between Peter Calthorpe, promoting new urbanism, and Peter Gordon and Harry Richardson defending sprawl.

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October 5, 2000, 3:30 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @planetizen


Peter Calthorpe writes on new urbanism: "A well-organized and well-funded campaign is underway to harm the American quality of life. Americans in general agree that urban sprawl is a problem. But a collection of sprawl apologists is doing everything it can to convince people that sprawl is not just harmless, but good." Peter Gordon and Harry Richardson point out the significant problems in attempting to control sprawl.

Thanks to Stu Baker

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