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How to grow a city without sprawl

Urban sprawl threatens the financial future of HRM and negatively impacts the quality of life of our residents. But HRM isn’t following its own plan to prevent it. We can do better. What is sprawl? “Urban Sprawl is low density, automobile dependent development beyond the edge of service and employment areas” (Policy Almanac). It means “endless pavement, long commutes and traffic jams, and high social and infrastructure costs. Continued sprawl threatens the health of our – read more –