Managing Growth in America's Communities

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Island Press, 1 juil. 1997 - 311 pages
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Communities across the country are turning to the concept of "growth management" to help plan for the future, as they seek to control the location, impact, character and timing of development in order to balance environmental and economic needs and concerns. Managing Growth in America's Communities presents practical information about proven strategies, programs and techniques of growth management for urban and rural communities. Topics examined include: public roles in community development determining locations and character of future development protecting environmental and natural resources managing infrastructure development preserving community character and quality achieving economic and social goals property rights concerns The author describes regulatory and programmatic techniques that have been most useful, obstacles to be overcome, and specific strategies that have been instrumental in achieving successful growth management programs. He provides examples from dozens of communities across the country as well as state and regional approaches currently in use. Brief profiles present overviews of problems addressed, techniques implemented, outcomes, and contact information for conducting further research. Among the communities profiled are Arlington County, Virginia; Fort Collins, Colorado; Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky; Lincoln, Nebraska; Sarasota, Florida; Raleigh, North Carolina; Scottsdale, Arizona; and numerous others. Also included in the volume are informational sidebars written by leading experts in growth management including Robert Yaro, John De Grove, David Brower, and others.Managing Growth in America's Communities is essential reading for community development specialists including government officials, planners, environmentalists, designers, developers, business people, and concerned citizens seeking innovative and feasible ways to manage growth.
  

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Table des matières

Chapter
16
Q The Property Rights Issue by Erik Meyers
22
Chapter 3
43
Where to Grow
55
Multimodal
76
G Strategies for Metropolitan Open Space by Larry Orman
98
a Transferable Development Rights in the Long Island
113
Chapter 5
115
Achieving Economic and Social Goals
175
Chapter 8
216
O Planning for the New YorkNew JerseyConnecticut
240
O Why States Should Manage Growth by John DeGrove
246
Chapter 9
256
Q Optimizing Citizen Support
278
Notes
287
Index
301

Q Developing Defensible Impact Fees by Arthur C Nelson
137
Preserving Community Character and Quality
147

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À propos de l'auteur (1997)

Douglas R. Porter is a consultant on land use planning and policy issues based in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He has written numerous books and documents for both ULI and APA. Anthony Downs at the Brookings Institution refers to Porter as “one of the nation's leading experts in growth management.”

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