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Fall 2000 Sprawl Report

Smart Choices or Sprawling Growth:
States at a Glance

Alabama
find out more about this state! Five Points South
Vacant Lots Become a Destination
find out more about this state! Cahaba River
One Sprawling Site Paves the Way for Others
Alaska
find out more about this state! Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
A Whale of a View
find out more about this state! Fred Meyer and Wal-Mart Bear and Moose Can't Compete with Stores
Arizona
find out more about this state! West Fifth Street
Trees, Wide Sidewalks Encourage Pedestrians
find out more about this state! Anthem
Del Webb Develops the Desert
Arkansas
find out more about this state! Block 2 Lofts
Bringing Downtown Back to Life
find out more about this state! Deltic Timber
Developer Pushes Little Rock's Limits
Northern California
find out more about this state! Ohlone-Chynoweth
Parking Lot Becomes Affordable Housing
find out more about this state! Bickford Ranch
The Golf Course is Close; Everything Else, Far
Southern California
find out more about this state! Village Green
Light Rail and Smart Design Draw Raves
find out more about this state! Newhall Ranch
Development Threatens 12,000 Acres
Colorado
find out more about this state! Stapleton Airport
Airport Yields Affordable Housing
find out more about this state!

Rock Creek/Interlocken
A 10-Mile Commute That Takes an Hour

Connecticut
find out more about this state! Middletown
Main Street Market is a Hit
find out more about this state! Buckland Hills Mall
Mall Expansion Gobbles Up Farms and Forest
Delaware
find out more about this state! McCaulley Court
Affordable Housing That's Smart
find out more about this state! Americana Bayside
Lax Regulations Lead to Massive Sprawl
Washington DC
find out more about this state! Naval Yard
Redevelopment Restores City Core
find out more about this state! New Convention Center
Convention Center Cramps Neighborhood
Florida
find out more about this state! Mizner Park
Smart Growths Revive Dying Mall
find out more about this state! Nocatee
Developer Builds a Suburb in the Swamp
Georgia
find out more about this state! East Lake
Open Space and Privacy Close to Town
find out more about this state! Super Wal-Mart
New Wal-Mart Adds to Sprawl Woes
Hawaii
find out more about this state! Makawao
Planning Preserves Cowboy Character
find out more about this state! Spreckelsville Mauka
Sprawl Drains Water, Crowds Schools
Idaho
find out more about this state! Treasure Valley
Partnership Plans For Smart Future
find out more about this state! Hidden Springs
Good Intentions in the Middle of Nowhere
Illinois
find out more about this state! Willow Springs
Public Space Revitalizes Suburb
find out more about this state! New Lenox
New Development on the Fringe of the Fringe
Indiana
find out more about this state! Broad Ripple
Town Welcomes Those on Foot
find out more about this state! Sycamore Springs
Hoped-For Park Slips Away
Iowa
find out more about this state! Community Grocery
Fresh Produce and Smart Growth
find out more about this state! Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway Highway Plan Targets Urban Green Space
Kansas
find out more about this state! Downtown 2000 Community Effort Revamps Downtown find out more about this state! Oz Theme Park
Theme Park Sprawl is No Fantasy
Kentucky
find out more about this state! East Russell
Smart Growth Restores Urban Decay
find out more about this state! Hamburg Place
Town Loses 100-Year-Old Farm to Sprawl
Louisiana
find out more about this state! Plan Baton Rouge
Riverfront Park Enhances Capital
find out more about this state! Willow Ridge
Crime Pays for Wetland Developers
Maine
find out more about this state! Bayside
Residents Help Create Smart Community
find out more about this state! West Bath
New Roads, New Business Park, New Sprawl
Maryland
find out more about this state! Silver Spring
Redevelopment Adds Jobs, Keeps History
find out more about this state! Hunters Brooke/Falcon Ridge
Sprawl Threatens Rare Wetland
Massachusetts
find out more about this state! Davis Square
Public Space and Public Transit
find out more about this state! Mt. Holyoke
Mountain Top Houses Spur Sprawl
Michigan
find out more about this state! Lansing
Success Breeds Competition Downtown
find out more about this state! Meridian Township
Petty Policies Lead to Sprawl
Minnesota
find out more about this state! Hopkins
Suburb's Downtown Keeps it Smart
find out more about this state! Spring Hill Golf Course
Golf Courses and Wildlife Don't Mix
Mississippi
find out more about this state! Harrison County
A New Model for Coastal Development
find out more about this state! Destination Broadwater
Sprawl in the Mississippi
Missouri
find out more about this state! Murphy Park
Affordable Smart Growth
find out more about this state! Chesterfield Commons
Mall in Floodplain Tempts Fate
Montana
find out more about this state! Helena
Town Reclaims Unused Space
find out more about this state! Shiloh Interchange
Developer's Pet Project Leads to Sprawl
Nebraska
find out more about this state! The Lofts, Omaha
New Lofts in Historic Buildings
find out more about this state! I-80 Expansion, Lincoln
Highway Boondoggle Crowds Out Transit
Nevada
find out more about this state! Campaige Place
Smart, Stylish, Affordable Housing
find out more about this state! Anthem Development Project
Del Webb Strikes Again
New Hampshire
find out more about this state! Downtown 2000
River Walk Connects Downtown
find out more about this state! Manchester Airport
Road Project Threatens Eagle Habitat
New Jersey
find out more about this state! Hoboken South
Smart Project Restores Waterfront
find out more about this state! Ramapo Reserve
Trophy Houses Move Mountain
New Mexico
find out more about this state! Albuquerque
Abandoned Land Turned Into Housing
find out more about this state! Black Ranch
Sprawl Jumps Over Natural Limits
New York
find out more about this state! Renaissance 2010
Smart Growth Renaissance
find out more about this state! Stewart Airport
Conversion Eats Up Open Space
North Carolina
find out more about this state! Vermillion Project
Walkable, Beautiful and Smart
find out more about this state! Outer Loop, Raleigh
Second Beltway Threatens Wetlands
North Dakota
find out more about this state! Williamsburg
Smart Housing for Seniors
find out more about this state! Southport, Bismarck
Homes on Wetlands Aren't Smart
Ohio
find out more about this state! EcoVillage
Urban Oasis Will Brighten Downtown
find out more about this state! Deerfield Mall, Cincinnati
Mall Creates More Sprawl
Oklahoma
find out more about this state! Tulsa
Defending Historic Neighborhoods
find out more about this state! South 71st Street
Mega-Malls Harm Downtown, Open Space
Oregon
find out more about this state! Buckman Heights
Location, Location, Location
find out more about this state! Genstar
Developers Push Growth Limit
Pennsylvania
find out more about this state! TJ Maxx
Warehouse Brings Jobs, Smart Growth
find out more about this state! Oaklands Corporate Center
Oaks Bulldozed for Offices
Rhode Island
find out more about this state! Middletown
Walkable Town Center
find out more about this state! Centre of New England Business Park
Business "Park" Brings Traffic
South Carolina
find out more about this state! Clear Springs
Smart Design, Lots of Open Space
find out more about this state! Myrtle Beach
Developers Dig and Drain Wetlands
South Dakota
find out more about this state! Sioux Falls
Project Connects Jobs With Open Space
find out more about this state! Frawley Ranch
City Ignores Voters to Annex Land
Tennessee
find out more about this state! Eastgate
Smart Growth Revives an Ailing Mall
find out more about this state! The Village
Housing Eats Up Open Space, Fuels Sprawl
Texas
find out more about this state! Midtown Square
Project Mixes Shops, Housing
find out more about this state! Wal-Mart, Dallas
Wal-Mart Bullies Residents
Utah
find out more about this state! Salt Lake City
Light Rail Success Surprises Salt Lake
find out more about this state! Rosecrest Development
Highway Rumors Spur Sprawl
Vermont
find out more about this state! Winooski
Urban Village Mixes Growth, Open Space
find out more about this state! "The Circ"
Planned Highway Robs Transit, Open Space
Virginia
find out more about this state! Simplicity
Green Buildings, Smart Design
find out more about this state! The Villages at Round Hill Huge Housing Project Scares Nearby Towns
Washington
find out more about this state! Thornton Creek
Housing Project Will Restore Creek
find out more about this state! Blakely Ridge Project
Development Trashes Growth Limit
West Virginia
find out more about this state! Wal-Mart
Smart Growth or Sprawl?
find out more about this state! Wal-Mart
Big-Box Pushes for New Road
Wisconsin
find out more about this state! Downtown Development Plan
Bringing People Back
find out more about this state! Hawk's Landing
Isolated Houses Add Traffic, Kill Open Space
Wyoming
find out more about this state! Union Pacific Depot
Locals Pitch in to Restore Town
find out more about this state! Jackson Hole
Intense Growth Threatens Wildlife, Residents

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