RobertImig_100207 - Robert Imig Professor Hess New Urbanism Smart Growth urban growth boundary transit-oriented New Urbanism is an attempt to bring

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Robert Imig Professor Hess 10-02-07 New Urbanism, Smart Growth, urban growth boundary, transit-oriented New Urbanism is an attempt to bring back city-life by providing a more diverse and accessible atmosphere. The Congress of the New Urbanism states that “neighborhoods should be diverse in use and population” by offering a wide price range on living arrangements. (Congress 1) They also stress the importance of the public transit system. “Land uses should be within walking distances of transit stops”, this is so that public transit will become “a viable alternative to the automobile” (Congress 2). This is the foundation of New Urbanism, creating a fun and exciting atmosphere that “should occur within walking distance”. (Congress 2) This new plan also pays tribute to culture and historical significance. In their position paper they mention that all the new building projects and installments should “respect historical patterns, precedents, and boundaries.” (Congress 2) These changes could dramatically enhance the city life experience and
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course STSH 1110 taught by Professor Hess during the Fall '07 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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RobertImig_100207 - Robert Imig Professor Hess New Urbanism Smart Growth urban growth boundary transit-oriented New Urbanism is an attempt to bring

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