Changing the way we develop

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Rebuilding the Mississippi coast presents an opportunity to apply sound principles of "smart growth". So, organizers of the annual Smart Growth conference held their most recent summit in Biloxi. Read more.

Smart growth is closely related to another movement in city planning, new urbanism. The basic idea is that our culture of sprawl, fed by outdated single use zoning schemes, damages our municipalities.

We have alternatives. Here is a commentary from Wisconsin that explores these options. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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