Suburban Sprawl: Exposing Hidden Costs, Identifying Innovations

This report focuses on suburban sprawl in Canada and looks at causes, costs, and countermeasures. The costs examined include municipal costs, road use, parking, climate change, smog, ecosystem services, household costs, and health impacts. Policy instruments to combat sprawl are discussed including: development charges, utility pricing reform, property tax reform, and transportation pricing reform.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 44p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01529373
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 2014 2:12PM