Monday, January 22, 2007

Sprawl begets more of same

That is, urban sprawl leads to larger waistlines, as those in the car-dependent suburbs fail to find the daily exercise outlets that are a part of daily life walking in the city. This seems obvious in many ways, but is rarely part of the discussion about regional planning and development (any more than anybody ever mentions the energy-efficiency of city dwelling, where row houses and high-rises cut down on energy waste during heating and cooling seasons)...

Philly skyline

(via boing boing)

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