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Dr. Bartholomew comments on Utah’s growing pains.

Dr. Bartholomew comments on Utah’s growing pains.

“With emotions high as Utah tries to combat the housing crisis, what is a reasonable way to grow?”

Keith Bartholomew, associate dean in the University of Utah College of Architecture and Planning, discussed his take on Utah’s growing pains and what he sees as a solution with the Deseret News.

“I think one of our struggles as we continue to grow is finding a rational way to handle growth at a regional scale because everything in our life here along the Wasatch Front operates at a regional scale. The economic system, transportation system, most environmental systems, water, air quality. These are all regional concerns. Unfortunately, we make development decisions at municipal or city level,” Bartholomew said…”

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