Reversal of sprawl in Texas


Here’s a fascinating article from Texas Construction about how metropolitan areas of Texas — long known for its excessive sprawl — are discovering smart growth and mixed-use redevelopment of the urban cores. The article discusses the fiscal prudence of such development, indicating that it’s more resistant to economic cycles. Examples from Houston, San Antonio and Austin demonstrate how the movement has been taking hold.

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Posted on February 2, 2009, in Trends. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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