Counterpoint: Accessibility and Sprawl

Randall Crane

Abstract


This essay provides a counterpoint to Robert Bruegmann's perspective on accessibility and sprawl in this journal volume. Bruegmann's recent work on the history of urban form situates contemporary discussions of sprawl in a well-researched historical context; however, this essay takes a different perspective on several key points in Bruegmann's analysis, particularly in relation to cost-benefit analysis for transportation-disadvantaged populations.

Keywords


Transport, sprawl, smart growth

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5198/jtlu.v1i1.56


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