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Is Portland’s smart growth smarter than Los Angeles’?

Is Portland’s smart growth smarter than Los Angeles’?

| January 30, 2015

A recent study contrasts Portland, long admired as an example of a smart growth city, and Los Angeles, often considered the American epitome of urban sprawl. Authors Hongwei Dong of California State University and Pengyu Zhu of Boise State University define smart growth as  “a reaction to urban sprawl” that promotes “compact urban form, orderly […]

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