California Can't Ignore Growth

A Sacramento Bee editorial argues that California can no longer ignore its growth. Planners must choose a course.
December 17, 2001, 1pm PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The political response to [California's growth] phenomenon has generally taken two forms, seemingly different but, in fact, similar in effect and equally wrongheaded. The first is to acknowledge growth but largely ignore its collateral effects and assume that, somehow, it will be absorbed without spending on new public works to serve it. The second is to oppose facilities to serve population expansion, such as housing tracts and highways, and hope that, somehow, growth will go away..."

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Published on Monday, December 17, 2001 in The Sacramento Bee
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