Dust-Up: Brawl over sprawl

Author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities.

  • Smart sprawl?

    Are New Urbanist or Smart Growth plans just a stalking horse for increased development? Author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland conclude their debate on the shape of America's cities.

  • The challenge of growing green

    Isn't Smart Growth necessary to address environmental problems? All this week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities.

  • Nothing seems right in cars

    How do you "get people out of their cars" and, if you can't do that, will Smart Growth plans accomplish anything other than increasing traffic? All this week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities.

  • Is it smart to grow off the grid?

    Does Smart Growth make any sense in a filled-in grid city like L.A., or only in older, hub-style cities? All this week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities.

  • Brawl over sprawl

    Are objections to urban sprawl legitimate public policy concerns or just aesthetic snobbery? All week, author Robert Bruegmann and activist Gloria Ohland debate the shape of America's cities.

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