Sprawl Costs Economic Impacts of Unchecked Development
Edition: 3rd 2005
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Description: The environmental impacts of sprawling development have been well documented, but few comprehensive studies have examined its economic costs. In 1996, a team of experts undertook a multi-year study designed to provide quantitative measures of the costs and benefits of different forms of growth. Sprawl Costs presents a concise and readable summary of the results of that study. The authors analyze the extent of sprawl, define an alternative, more compact form of growth, project the magnitude and location of future growth, and compare what the total costs of those two forms of growth would be if each was applied throughout the nation. They analyze the likely effects of continued sprawl, consider policy options, and discuss examples of how more compact growth would compare with sprawl in particular regions. Finally, they evaluate whether compact growth is likely to produce the benefits claimed by its advocates. The book represents a comprehensive and objective analysis of the costs and benefits of different approaches to growth, and gives decision-makers and others concerned with planning and land use realistic and useful data on the implications of various options and policies.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 6/29/2005
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|Sprawl and Its Definition|
|Measuring Sprawl in the United States|
|Land and Natural Resource Consequences of Sprawl|
|Real Estate Development Costs|
|Fiscal Impact of Development|
|Travel and Congestion|
|Sprawl, Urban Decline, and Social Policy|
|The Benefits of Sprawl|
|Developing Policies in Response to Sprawl|
|States Ranked by Sprawl Index|
|Counties Ranked by Sprawl Index|