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1

What is the Global Perspective of this Article?

We need federal help and reform at every level of regulation to fight our debt and allow us to use limited resources

2

What are four major concerns with US development?

1) awareness of unsustainability of low density, automoble-depenant sprawl

2) low density zoning causes sprawl

3) awareness of critical importance of urban planning policy

4) awareness econmic benfits flowing from better development

3

What are the main problems with policy and landscape today

1) Power grids fucked up
2) To much Sprawl
3) Existing infrastructure is taking up shit

4

What are the four takeaway headings about with out reform?

1) substantial reform in planning to reduce auto dependent sprawl

2) Without reform future high density development will be isolated and exclusionary

3) We will waste money on light rails

4) Light rail use is way to optimistic