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Sprawl vs. Urban: which costs the taxpayer more?

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  • Richard Risemberg
    This is a good short analysis of comparative value-capture ratios of sprawling Wally Word development vs. dense downtown-style neighborhoods. It lays out the
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      This is a good short analysis of comparative value-capture ratios of
      sprawling Wally Word development vs. dense downtown-style
      neighborhoods. It lays out the numbers on just how much more fiscally
      efficient mixed-use, TOD development is than the usual sprawl-and-
      bigbox carcentric model:

      http://bit.ly/1OE8Nn

      Could be applied to carfree development as well.

      Let the conservatives yack on about taxes all they want--the numbers
      show that tax-haters should just love urbanist forms!

      Rick
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      Richard Risemberg
      http://www.bicyclefixation.com
      http://www.newcolonist.com
      http://www.rickrise.com







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