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National wildlife preserves and state parks comprise just 5 percent of the land in the Rio Grande Valley; the other 95 percent are agricultural fields and urban sprawl in one of the fastest-growing regions of the country.
If Groveland can say no to a developer, anyone can do it and — and who knows — maybe even do south Lake a favor by making its urban sprawl a tad less ugly.
Their discoveries, though still far from publishable, could help guide policymakers toward better ways to monitor urban sprawl and greenhouse gas regulation, Correa said.
That combination increases urban sprawl, and only substitutes transportation costs for housing costs.
They’re being used to solve some of the biggest issues afflicting cities today, like gentrification, urban sprawl, homelessness, and affordability.
Gruen would eventually disavow his creation, expressing disgust for how malls had exacerbated rather than ameliorated urban sprawl—not to mention exporting it globally, infecting the Old World with this land-use virus of the New.
Developers and builders have told lawmakers that the regulations raise construction costs and can fan urban sprawl by pushing development farther away from city centers.
Representatives of several environmental groups, including ECOS, Habitat 2020 and the Sierra Club, spoke in opposition to the proposal, characterizing extension of the sphere of influence as urban sprawl.
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Definition of urban sprawl for English Language Learners
: a situation in which large stores, groups of houses, etc., are built in an area around a city that formerly had few people living in it
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