Smart Growth: Smart or Not?
An article for residents of Falls Church City to read as we look at the future of Falls Church City. Reprinted from http://www.culturechange.org/issue20/smartgrowth.htm Smart Growth: Smart or not? Debunking the myths of sustainable growth “Smart Growth” is an urban planning movement that encourages high-density development in urban areas near transportation hubs in the hopes that suburban sprawl will be discouraged and folks will use their cars less. The terms “sustainable growth,” “new urbanism,” and “transit village” are also used to describe this process that hopes to achieve continuing growth that is pedestrian and community friendly, while being environmentally “smart.” This is accomplished by “relaxing”Read More →