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Professor Ewing: There is no such thing as ‘smart sprawl’

Professor Ewing: There is no such thing as ‘smart sprawl’

I was frankly shocked to read the article in last Sunday’s Salt Lake Tribune, “Smart sprawl: The way to grow?” It seemed so imbalanced and much longer than the thesis deserved.

While there were counterarguments against sprawl at the end of the article, masterfully delivered by Ted Knowlton of the Wasatch Front Regional Council and Ari Bruening of Envision Utah, the casual reader would be left with the impression that suburban sprawl is desirable and that this region should be building more of it.

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