Posts Tagged ‘ urban sprawl ’

Storrs Center next to the University of Connecticut showcases smart growth | Tom Condon via The Hartford Courant

Apr 4th, 2013 | By

Most of the 190 apartments in the next phase are mostly spoken for, even though the building is under construction. “The demand has been amazing,” said Howard Kaufman of master developer LeylandAlliance LLC. That this was done in the recession years makes it all the more remarkable. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from Tom Condon in The Hartford Courant.

How Many People Can Manhattan Hold? NYC population doubles during the workday: Report

Mar 30th, 2012 | By

… If a whole city can be created and destroyed in a day, Manhattan comes close. During the workday, the population effectively doubles, to 3.9 million, as shown in a new report by the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management of New York University. Day-trippers, hospital patients, tourists, students and, most of all, commuters,

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Milford plans for downtown makeover

Nov 6th, 2011 | By

For the second time in a decade planners have a chance to “remake” downtown, but with the few retail stores it has fleeing, it is easier to say what Milford Center won’t become than what it will. For more on this story, visit: Milford plans for downtown makeover – Connecticut Post.

Alex Becker: Life After Sprawl: Why the Green Revolution Must Start in Suburbia

Dec 9th, 2010 | By

In a world in which impassioned pleas and the “if they only knew” excuse only go so far, the rise of New Urban design presents an attractive offer: Get people to make their lives more sustainable at the same time they make their lives tangibly better. While the path to a more sustainable future will

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