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Goozner, chief financial, and chief economics correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, June 25, 2012
(Merrill, Gooznews, http://gooznews.com/?p=4018; DKE)
[“Smart-growth” environmentalists and new urbanists that push for walkable neighborhoods also advocate for more
transit projects. They see them as a way to discourage suburban sprawl while building the infrastructure needed for
higher-density, “in fill” development.] High speed rail solves urban sprawl
Staff writer for Jim Beall, California assembly member, December 06 2010 (Official website of Jim Beall,
[Assemblymember Jim Beall, Jr. introduced legislation Monday to revitalize districts surrounding high-speed rail
areas by promoting residential and retail development that generate jobs and discourage urban sprawl. Assembly Bill 31
provides incentives for cities with proposed high-speed rail station...
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