Smart Growth is a wonderful phrase. Who could be for Stupid Growth?

The problem is that it is misnomer. It is not about growth, it is about control…where you can leave, how you get to work, the size of your living space, the number of children you can have. Smart Growth is the totalitarian buzz term for this century.
“The two core features of Smart Growth land use — high densities and multi-family dwellings — are simply not preferred by most Americans in most places, despite the trendy push for Livability, New Urbanism, Resilient Cities, Smart Codes, Traditional Neighborhood Design, Transit Oriented Developments or any other euphemistic, clever name currently in fashion.
[Is it any wonder that the press release from the National Association of Realtors would proclaim, in spite of the survey results,  that “Americans prefer smart growth communities”. It just so happens that the National Association of Realtors is listed as a partner of the Smart Growth Network ~gcp]
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