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INTERNETE RESOURCES FOR COVERING GROWTH AND SPRAWL

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Brookings Center on Urban Policy
http://www.brookings.edu/urban/
Liberal think tank offers research and resources

Covering Urban Sprawl
http://www.rtnda.org/resources/sprawl/toc.html
Resource guide with story ideas, from RTNDA.

Environment Writer
http://www.environmentwriter.org/
Newsletter for environmental journalists. Search site for "sprawl."

Environmental Media Services
http://www.ems.org/sprawl/sub2_sprawl.html
Fast facts, issues, links from a non-profit journalism resource group.

EPA: Smart Growth
http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/
Government site has research, policies, publications, news updates by state.

FACS: Growth Management
http://www.facsnet.org/tools/nbgs/a_thru_h/g/growthmng.php3
Briefing paper for journalists from non-profit journalism group.

1,000 Friends of Florida
http://www.1000fof.usf.edu/
One of many similarly named "smart growth" groups. Find others by searching for "1,000 Friends."

Livable Communities
http://www.lgc.org/center/index.html
Non-profit center has resources for communities dealing with sprawl.

Pew Center for Civic Journalism
http://www.pewcenter.org/doingcj/research/r_ST2000.html
National and regional polls show sprawl edging out crime as top issue.

Planners Web: Planning Commission Journal
http://www.plannersweb.com/sprawl/spr-cont.html
Resource guide with links on sprawl, including news stories and updates on developments across the country.

Sierra Club Challenge to Sprawl

http://www.sierraclub.org/sprawl
Activist, anti-sprawl environmental group.

Smart Growth America
http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/
Anti-sprawl interest group coalition.

Smart Growth Network
http://www.smartgrowth.org/
Background on issue, state-by-state trends. Activist perspective.

SEJ: Society of Environmental Journalists
http://www.sej.org/
Monthly tip sheets, searchable site. Membership group.

Sprawl Brawl
http://www.reason.com/bisprawl.html
Reason Magazine's links to pro-growth articles.

Sprawl Net
http://riceinfo.rice.edu/~lda/Sprawl_Net/Home.html
A moderated site for professionals, based at Rice University

Sprawl Watch Clearinghouse
http://www.sprawlwatch.org
An activist site with links to state and local news about sprawl.

Urban Land Institute
http://www.uli.org/
Land Use Digest and other publications available online.


 

 

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