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Urban Sprawl

Books:

Geography Alive! Textbook pages 65-77. 

Bower, B., & Hart, D. (2011). Geography alive!: Regions and People. Rancho Cordova, CA: Teachers' Curriculum Institute.

 

Articles:

11 Reasons Why Trains, Buses, Bikes, and Walking Move Us Toward a Brighter Future. (2019). Pps.org. Retrieved 22 October 2019, from https://www.pps.org/article/11-reasons-why-trains-buses-bikes-and-walking-move-us-toward-a-brighter-future 

 

Brawl over sprawl. (2007). Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from https://www.latimes.com/la-op-dustup18jun18-story.html#page=1

 

Causes and Effects of Urban Sprawl. (2013). Conserve Energy Future. Retrieved 24 October 2019, from https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/causes-and-effects-of-urban-sprawl.php 

 

CurioCity - CurioCité | Impact of Urban Sprawl on the Environment . (2019). Explorecuriocity.org. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from http://explorecuriocity.org/Explore/ArticleId/907/impact-of-urban-sprawl-on-the-environment-907.aspx 

 

Light Rail and Urban Development in the United States. (2019). Wharton Public Policy Initiative. Retrieved 24 October 2019, from https://publicpolicy.wharton.upenn.edu/live/news/2137-light-rail-and-urban-development-in-the-united 

 

McDonell, L., Monroe, M., Boles, G., & Mashour, T. (2018). Land Use in the Wildland-Urban Interface: Urban Sprawl and Smart Growth1. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr260 

 

Study urges less urban sprawl, more forest. (2010, August 19). UPI NewsTrack. Retrieved from https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A234956638/MSIC?u=ecrl_main&sid=MSIC&xid=e0a7fd8f 

 

Twin Cities falls short in taming sprawl, but change is afoot. (2019). Star Tribune. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from http://www.startribune.com/twin-cities-falls-short-in-taming-sprawl-but-change-is-afoot/253482971/?c=y&page=all&prepage=1#continue

 

Urban sprawl. (2011). In D. S. Blanchfield (Ed.), Environmental Encyclopedia. Detroit, MI: Gale. Retrieved from https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/CV2644151438/OVIC?u=mnkanokahs&sid=OVIC&xid=c1d7b63c 

 

 

Audio:

Chadwick, A. (Host). (2008, July 21). Making Cities More Walkable. (2008). [Radio Broadcast Episode]. Npr.org. Retrieved 22 October 2019, from https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=92739736?storyId=92739736 

 

Videos:

Speck, J. (2019). The walkable city. Ted.com. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from https://www.ted.com/talks/jeff_speck_the_walkable_city?language=en

 

Urban Growth Area, Vestment and Sprawl: An Explainer. (2019). YouTube. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Q64zWCpy7U

 

Urban Sprawl. (2019). YouTube. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhTNKrlXKXo

 

Websites:

Effects of Urban Sprawl in Cities and Towns Explained. (2019). Useful-community-development.org. Retrieved 15 October 2019, from https://www.useful-community-development.org/effects-of-urban-sprawl.html 

 

Project for Public Spaces | Home. (2019). Pps.org. Retrieved 22 October 2019, from https://www.pps.org/