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RECORD NUMBER: 14 OF 46
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Creating Great Neighborhoods: Density in Your Community.|
|CORP Author||Local Government Commission, Sacramento, CA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Additional Subjects||Community development ; Neighborhoods ; Economic development ; Traffic congestion ; Environmental protection ; Communities ; Housing ; Transportation ; Conservation ; Density ; Trends ; Smart growth|
Increased traffic congestion, loss of open space, infrastructure costs, and a desire for more housing options have all made smart growth an increasingly powerful strategy for building and revitalizing communities, catalyzing economic development and protecting the environment. Evidence of this trend is every-where. Of the 189 ballot initiatives in 2002 related to state and local conservation, 141 were approved. Elected in 2002, Massachusetts Republican Governor Mitt Romney, Michigan Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm and Pennsylvania Democratic Governor Ed Rendellare poised to make smart growth actions a high priority.