9th Gallivan Conference on Real Property Law (Sprawl and its Enemies: The Experience of Two Cities)

April 24, 2001
University of Connecticut School of Law, Starr Hall, Main Reading Room, Hartford, CT
Sprawl is everyone's enemy, but few have had any success in attacking it. The usual prescription is to get people out of their cars and into mass transit, to cut down the large residential lots (and resulting long drive distances) that are the staple of surbuban development, and to limit growth and development in general...This conference will discuss in depth two continuing efforts that began in the 1970s to control sprawl and its ill effects: One, in Portland, Oregon, and the second in the Silicon Valley in California...