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Smart Growth: A New American Approach to Regional Planning

Smart Growth: A New American Approach to Regional Planning Planning P ractice & Research, V ol. 16 , N os 3/4, p p. 2 71 279, 2001 THEME A RTICLE Smart G rowth: A New American Approach to Regional Planning TOM DANIELS Introduction: The P roblem o f S prawl Sprawling de velopment p atterns have b ecome th e leading l and-use co ncern in the United States (US) ( Freilich, 1999). Sp rawl can tak e three main forms: (1) urban/su burban sp rawl in the form o f ex panding u rban/suburban area s that push outward in to the countryside at densities of 1 500 o r m ore p eople p er s quare mile; (2) co mmercial strip sprawl along ma jor arterial roads l eading to an d f rom c ities and su burbs; a nd ( 3) s cattered residential sprawl outside established settlements at densities of 5 00 t o 1500 p eople p er sq uare mile (Daniels & Bowers, 1 997; Daniels, 1999a). America’s 321 m etropolitan regions co ntain n early 8 0% o f th e nation’s 280 million people, a nd sev eral regions a re experiencing stro ng p opulation g rowth http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Planning Practice and Research Taylor & Francis

Smart Growth: A New American Approach to Regional Planning

Planning Practice and Research , Volume 16 (3-4): 9 – Aug 1, 2001
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Planning P ractice & Research, V ol. 16 , N os 3/4, p p. 2 71 279, 2001 THEME A RTICLE Smart G rowth: A New American Approach to Regional Planning TOM DANIELS Introduction: The P roblem o f S prawl Sprawling de velopment p atterns have b ecome th e leading l and-use co ncern in the United States (US) ( Freilich, 1999). Sp rawl can tak e three main forms: (1) urban/su burban sp rawl in the form o f ex panding u rban/suburban area s that push outward in to the countryside at densities of 1 500 o r m ore p eople p er s quare mile; (2) co mmercial strip sprawl along ma jor arterial roads l eading to an d f rom c ities and su burbs; a nd ( 3) s cattered residential sprawl outside established settlements at densities of 5 00 t o 1500 p eople p er sq uare mile (Daniels & Bowers, 1 997; Daniels, 1999a). America’s 321 m etropolitan regions co ntain n early 8 0% o f th e nation’s 280 million people, a nd sev eral regions a re experiencing stro ng p opulation g rowth

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Published: Aug 1, 2001

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