"Urban Sprawl and Delayed Ambulance Arrival in the U.S."

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This study published in the November 2009 edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine definitively links suburban sprawl development with longer emergency response times. Authors Matthew J. Trowbridge, MD, Matthew Gurka, PhD, and Robert E. O'Connor, MD, of the University of Virginia, call for more development along new urbanist/smart growth principles.

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