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Phoenix Ranks Poorly In Urban Sprawl Report

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
A new report ranks American cities by urban sprawl. Phoenix does not perform very well. The report from Smart Growth America measures the factors that determine city planning that best utilizes the land. Those factors are development density, land use mix, activity centering and street accessibility, according to ...

IL: Champaign-Urbana Among the Least Sprawling in the Country, According to New National Report from Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
New report ranks major metropolitan areas based on their development, and examines how sprawl relates to prosperity, health and quality of life.

2014 LOCUS Leadership Summit: Closing the Next [Smart... Registration, Washington

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The LOCUS Leadership Summit is the premiere national conference where smart growth deals get done. The 2014 LOCUS Leadership Summit: Closing the Next [Smart Growth] Deal will bring together real estate developers, investors, members of Congress and Washington’s thought leaders all in one place. The Summit includes cutting edge design, planning, finance and management ideas—which you won’t get anywhere else. Basic conference registration includes all panel and R.E.A.L Talk sessions, breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday as well as admission to the LOCUS Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill. Register ...

Los Angeles is the Biggest Anti-Sprawl Success Story in the US

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7 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles is changing its identity. It's moving away from the car and the single-family house and toward transit and denser living. And now it's even getting dramatically less...

America's most sprawling cities

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15 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
More sprawling cities may also be tied to less economic opportunity and shorter life spans.

A Ranking of the Most Sprawling U.S. Metro Areas, and Why You Should Care

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28 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Sprawl correlates with higher rates of obesity, traffic fatalities, ozone pollution, and lack of social capital.

Study: Suburban sprawl hurts social mobility

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27 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Metro areas with good, cheap mass transit can promote economic advancement and healthier living

Sprawling Cities Face More Car Wrecks and Higher Obesity

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11 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
The U.S. on average became slightly more sprawling from 2000 to 2010, and residents in sprawling cities are more likely to suffer from societal ills such as fatal car wrecks, high transportation costs and obesity, according to a study to be released Wednesday.

Urban Sprawl: Get Fat, Stay Poor, And Die In Car Crashes

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37 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
A new report on metro density says it straight: Quality of life improves in compact cities.

Does sprawl matter for social mobility?

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26 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Researchers find more evidence that people who live in the least compact cities have the hardest time climbing the income ladder.

The Most And Least Sprawling Cities In America

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16 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Tracking changes in the shape of American cities over 10 years reveals which cities pack the most into a small space. But don't worry, sprawlers: Los...

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Celebrating America's evolving cities and the people, organizations, and businesses making them great places to live, work and play.

Meeting of the Minds Detroit

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Like many cities who saw their own stars shine with the rise of the Industrial Age, Detroit is now at a tipping point. At one time this boomtown saw nothing but prosperity in its economic future. Now, the city’s government has declared bankruptcy and city residents are being ...

Smart Growth America report on sprawl gives poor rankings to Cleveland and other Northeast Ohio cities

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Smart Growth America's new report on sprawl gives low rankings to NEO cities and buttresses policy changes advocated by the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium.