The cost of ever expanding cities

20Feb12

SPRAWL REVISITED, PART 2

The second instalment of the Toronto Star series takes an in-depth look at the real costs of unchecked urban sprawl to the Southern Ontario region — chief among them increasing traffic congestion, longer times to get to work for the working population, elevated levels of pollution and the inevitable loss of agricultural land.

For a detailed view of this graphic, click here for a PDF.

Graphic by Alfred Elicierto. Published in the Toronto Star in 1999.

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Also in this blog:
Turning back the Asian carp
What animals mean when they ‘talk’
So much water lost in leaky St. Clair River
The threat of macular degeneration
Ash tree-killing beetle threatens forests

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4 Responses to “The cost of ever expanding cities”

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