sprawl

Sprawl's share of new US housing starts has declined dramatically, says EPA

A new report from the US Environmental Protection Agency documents a dramatic shift in the pattern of new development ... read more »

Obama: Days of sprawl 'are over'

President Obama set the New Urbanist world ablaze with one sentence out of an hour-long town hall meeting in Fort Myers, Fla.: ... read more »

Comments needed on projects for Obama infrastructure plan

The incoming Obama administration is gearing up for massive near-term inve ... read more »

General Jerry Brown and his War on Sprawl

Longtime politician and current California Attorney General Jerry Brown has recently won a battle in his war against sprawl in his home state. ... read more »

California Adopts State-wide Policy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

James Temple, of the San Francisco Chronicle, writes about one of the first state-level global warming plans to get serious about emission. ... read more »

More evidence that sprawl means more pollution

Edward Glaeser of Harvard and Matt Kahn of UCLA have a new study out, showing that sprawling cities really do consume more energy and pollute more. Some of their conclusions: ... read more »

Top Suburban Sprawl Critic Launches Podcast

James Howard Kunstler, Author of "The Geography of Nowhere", Features Weekly on Talk Show TROY, N.Y. -- One of the world's loudest and funniest critics of suburban sprawl is now podcasting. ... read more »

Why the housing slump hasn't hit New York or San Francisco

Interesting article in today's New York Times Magazine at http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/06/realestate/keymagazine/406Lede-t.html?... ... read more »

Take a look at China

It is an article of faith among some defenders of the sprawl status quo that China is inevitably trending towards sprawl (thus allegedly proving that the human desire for sprawl is universal). ... read more »

Wall Street Journal on VMT, Energy, Sprawl

Wall Street Journal transportation columnist Joseph White just wrote an interesting piece on Vehicle Miles Traveled in America. ... read more »