SGA to host webinar on new report about sprawl and its impact on development in the United States

March 25, 2014

In 2001, Smart Growth America (SGA) released the landmark study Measuring Sprawl and its Impact. Next week, SGA is releasing the next edition of this flagship report with new information about the state of development in the United States. To mark the launch of this new report, Measuring Sprawl 2014, SGA and the Metropolitan Research […]

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Children who live in “smart growth” neighborhoods get 46 percent more physical activity

September 19, 2013

Children who live in “smart growth” neighborhoods — developments that are designed to increase walkability and have more parks and green space areas — get 46 percent more moderate or vigorous physical activity than kids who live in conventional neighborhoods, finds a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. “We were surprised by the size […]

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