Sprawl Costs: Economic Impacts of Unchecked Development

The authors of this book present information on the costs and consequences of urban sprawl on the economy of the United States. Chapter headings are listed as follows in the table of contents: Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Sprawl and its Definition; Chapter 3. Measuring Sprawl in the United States; Chapter 4. Land and Natural Resources Consequences of Sprawl; Chapter 5. Infrastructure Consequences; Chapter 6. Real Estate Development Costs; Chapter 7. Fiscal Impact Development; Chapter 8. Travel and Congestion; Chapter 9. Quality-of-Life Consequences; Chapter 10. Sprawl, Urban Decline, and Social Policy; Chapter 11. The Benefits of Sprawl; and Chapter 12. Developing Policies in Response to Sprawl.

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    Island Press

    1718 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 300
    Washington, DC  United States  20009-1148
  • Authors:
    • Burchell, Robert W
    • Downs, Anthony
    • McCann, Barbara
    • Mukherji, Sahan
  • Publication Date: 2005


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 205p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01006004
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1559635304
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 2005 12:47PM