New Visions for Metropolitan America / Edition 1

New Visions for Metropolitan America / Edition 1

by Anthony Downs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815719256

ISBN-13: 9780815719250

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

In this volume, the author analyzes the problems of urban America and presents economically sound alternatives to guide the growth and development of metropolitan areas without increasing traffic congestion and air pollution; endlessly raising taxes, or sacrificing the availability of affordable housing.

Copublished with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

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Overview

In this volume, the author analyzes the problems of urban America and presents economically sound alternatives to guide the growth and development of metropolitan areas without increasing traffic congestion and air pollution; endlessly raising taxes, or sacrificing the availability of affordable housing.

Copublished with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815719250
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Integrating National Economies Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)
Lexile:
1420L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1Why We Need a New Vision3
2Factors Affecting Growth17
3Local Growth Management Policies31
4Links between Central Cities and Suburbs45
5Urban Decline and Inner-City Problems60
6Policy Strategies for Large Cities95
7Alternative Visions of Growth123
8Elements of the Alternative Visions142
9Offsetting Fragmented Land Use Powers169
10The Politics of Choosing among Visions183
App. AParadigms for Metropolitan Growth206
App. BComment on The Myth of America's Underfunded Cities211
App. CComment on The Next American Metropolis218
Notes228
Index231

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