Ex-Urban Sprawl as a Factor in Traffic Fatalities and EMS Response Times in the Southeastern United States

  title={Ex-Urban Sprawl as a Factor in Traffic Fatalities and EMS Response Times in the Southeastern United States},
  author={Thomas E. Lambert and Peter B. Meyer},
  journal={Journal of Economic Issues},
  pages={941 - 953}
Only recently have researchers been documenting the problems of traffic fatalities when it comes to uneven development patterns, or “sprawl”. Also, other than cases studies at the local level, no research has examined the variations in emergency services response to traffic accidents and other medical crises due to urban or ex-urban built-environment patterns (i.e., compact versus sprawled development). This research note validates earlier findings of a connection between some type of sprawled… 

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