California: No Longer A Smart Growth Innovator

San Francisco Chronicle columnist John King argues that California is falling behind when it comes to smart growth.

February 19, 2002, 6:00 AM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"California seems focused on administrative pieces rather than overall statewide planning... "The new trend is for states to set policy on growth goals and then use money or regulations to enforce them. We're not a national innovator anymore," says Fulton, who concedes that California's sheer size tends to smother reform."

Thanks to ArchNewsNow Editor

Sunday, February 17, 2002 in The San Francisco Chronicle


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