Further Information on Sprawl

The following websites provide useful information on sprawl:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Smart Growth- http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/45970.html

Erie-Niagara Framework for Regional Growth - http://www2.erie.gov/regionalframework//

Empire State Future - http://www.empirestatefuture.org/

The $mart Growth Network - http://www.smartgrowth.org

Sierra Club - http://www.sierraclub.org/sprawl

Saga City Video - http://vimeo.com/28464164

Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council - http://www.gbnrtc.org/

We also suggest the following informative books on urban sprawl (call numbers are given after the books that are available at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library):

Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Jeff Speck, Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream (New York: North Point Press, 2000) HT384.U5 D83 2000

Thomas Hylton, Save Our Land Save Our Towns (Harrisburg, PA: RB Books, 1995) HT393.P4 H95 1995

James Howard Kunstler, The Geography of Nowhere (New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1993) NA2542.35 .K86 1993

James Howard Kunstler, Home from Nowhere (New York: Simon &Schuster, Inc., 1996) HT167 .K85 1996

James Howard Kunstler, The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of the Oil Age, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-first Century (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005)

Peter Calthorpe and William Fulton, The Regional City: Planning for the End of Sprawl (Washington: Island Press, 2001) HT392 .C28 2001

F. Kaid Benfield, Matthew D. Raimi, Donald D.T. Chen, Once There Were Greenfields (Washington D.C.: Natural Resources Defense Council, The Surface Transportation Policy Project, 1999)

Eben Fodor, Better Not Bigger (Gabriola Island, B.C., Canada: New Society Publishers, 1999) HT384.U5 F64 1999

David Rusk, Inside Game/Outside Game (Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 1999) HT123 .R843 1999

David Rusk, Cities Without Suburbs (Washington, DC: published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press, distributed by The John Hopkins University Press, 1993) HT123 .R84

Richard Moe and Carter Wilkie, Changing Places: Rebuilding Community in the Age of Sprawl (New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1997) HT175 .M65 1997

ULI- the Urban Land Institute, ULI on the Future: Smart Growth (Washington DC: ULI- the Urban Land Institute, 1998)

John O. Norquist, The Wealth of Cities: Revitalizing the Centers of American Life (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1998) HT123 .N655 1998

Myron Orfield, Metropolitics: A Regional Agenda for Community and Stability (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press and Cambridge, MA : The Lincoln Insitutue of  Land Policy, 1998) HT334.U5 O74 1997  

Myron Orfield, American Metropolitics: the New Suburban Reality (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2002)

Robert D. Bullard, Glenn S. Johnson, and Angel O. Torres, Sprawl City: Race, Politics, and Planning in America (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000)

Douglas S. Kelbaugh, Repairing the American Metropolis: Common Place Revisited (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2002)

Robert W. Burchell, Anthony Downs, Barbara McCann, and sahan Mukherji, Sprawl Costs: Economic Impacts of Unchecked Development (Washington: Island Press, 2005)

Jonathan Barnett, F. Kaid Benfield, Paul Farmer, Shelley Poticha, Robert Yaro, Armando Carbonell, Smart Growth in a Changing World (Chicago: Planners Press, 2007)

Galina Tachieva, Sprawl Repair Manual (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2010)