Tuesday, September 18, 2012

"Sprawl is a Ponzi Scheme
Taxpayers Left Holding the Empty Bags"

The Fiscal Conservative's Case Against Sprawl - Politics - The Atlantic Cities

"We already have more infrastructure than we can afford to maintain and this imbalance, combined with the massively inefficient development pattern it has induced, is the real drag on the economy. Building even more infrastructure on this same model is simply digging the hole deeper." — Chuck Marohn, Thoughts on Building Strong Towns (Volume 1)

Related blog post: How sprawl is like Bernie MadoffKaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington DC

And my email to Mayor/Council June 16: http://www.thesidewalkballet.com/2012/06/email-to-mayor-council-city-gms-re.html

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