The 'Urban and Rural' plan

By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 15, 2010

“Urban and Rural” is far from final approval, and even farther from community implementation. But between the Corridor Study, PACTS’ new Transit Focused Region Initiative (which is looking at many of the same questions through an even smaller lens), and other local sustainable-development organizations, we might avoid the type of unsightly, unintelligent sprawl that blights other parts of America. (And we might spend a little less time in our cars.)

Deirdre Fulton can be reached at dfulton@phx.com.

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