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LA: Smart Growth Poster Child?

Ted Balaker
August 11, 2005, 1:13pm

The Washington Post has discovered something that is old news to critics of sprawl critics: Article here; Via ADC. There are other things that don't jibe with LA's reputation as Sprawl Capital USA ... Nothing but freeways? Among large urban areas, LA is at the bottom of the list when it comes to per capita freeway lane miles. No transit? LA is home to over 400 miles of commuter rail, our nation's second largest system. Hell, LA's even been doing what warms the hearts of smart growthers everywhere–sticking it to Wal-Mart.

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