October 17th, 2006
The population of the United States is said to number 300 million as of today, and in the Daily News,
Robert Yaro, president of the Regional Plan Association, argues this is no cause for alarm – prosperity will continue to rise as long as such issues as transportation and the environment are handled intelligently. “The question isn’t whether we can absorb millions of new people – but how to convert the inevitable growing pains into new opportunities and build more livable communities for everyone.” The best bet, and what people increasingly prefer, are “compact cities built around public transportation and sidewalks.”
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