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Sprawl vs Your Choice
Sprawl -- 3 Households per residential acre   Your Choice: 3 households per acre, sprawl. Click to choose another density. choose density or place
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Parking. More land for parking, less for nature. Each vehicle demands many parking places -- home, curbside, work, shopping, recreation. While it is difficult to identify and count the total mass of parking at home, work, shopping centers, curbside, parking garages and lots, etc., most estimates range from 5 to 9 spaces per car. The calculations are based on 7 parking places per vehicle.


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