main navigation
my pace

Warning message

Sorry, there are no news releases based on the filter criteria you have selected, but here is the latest News Release that was issued.×

News & Events

Sort/Filter

Filter Newsfeed

News Item

Westchester County Business Journal: "Column: Smart growth and the new downtown dream"

02/05/2016 News Release Image

Westchester County Business Journal: "Column: Smart growth and the new downtown dream"

Smart growth is criticized by some as being too vague but the reverse is true, writes John R. Nolon, distinguished professor of law at Pace Law School and founder of and faculty liaison to the law school’s Land Use Law Center. It is very precise. Consistent with market trends, private investors and governments simply decide to grow and invest in designated growth areas and where to conserve, preserving the natural environment that is essential for ecological services, public health, and livability. There is nothing vague about it. This is a market-driven trend caused by changing demographics and aided by private-public partnerships that involve all sectors of the private market and a surprisingly well-coordinated effort on the part of the federal, state, and local governments.

Read more: http://westfaironline.com/77363/smart-growth-and-the-new-downtown-dream/