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Breaking Ground: Planning and Building in Priority Growth Districts

  title={Breaking Ground: Planning and Building in Priority Growth Districts},
  author={John R. Nolon and Jessica A. Bacher},
It is now understood that compact, mixed use development prevents the ill effects of sprawl and can mitigate climate change significantly. There is an innovative land use technique that can be used by communities to manage and define future growth in a way that provides for such developments and creates more livable places, places that are environmentally, socially, and fiscally sound. Specifically, a community may create Priority Growth Districts, or PGDs, and thereby direct development to… 


Soil carbon sequestration and land‐use change: processes and potential
When agricultural land is no longer used for cultivation and allowed to revert to natural vegetation or replanted to perennial vegetation, soil organic carbon can accumulate. This accumulation
Prepared by the Dutchess County Department of Planning and Development, Hamlet Design Guidelines
  • 1994
Leinberger , The Option of Urbanism ( 2008 ) , describing the re - emergence of walkable urban development as the ‘ ‘ next American dream