What is the meaning of urban sprawl?

Answer Urban sprawl is defined as the uncontrolled spread of urban development into neighboring regions. The effects of urban sprawl are seen in many areas of modern life including increased consumption a... Read More »

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Is urban sprawl bad?

On One Hand: Some Experts Say NoAccording to Dr. Samuel Staley, urban sprawl arises when families in densely populated settings achieve an income level great enough for them to choose a suburban li... Read More »

What is urban sprawl?

Urban sprawl is characterized by the overall growth and spread of a given community. There are both benefits and drawbacks to this process, depending upon what factors are most important residents.... Read More »

Sprawl and Urban Growth?

Sprawl is the expansion of a metropolitan area into formerly rural areas. While urban population growth plays a part--more people take up more space--many different factors combine to cause sprawl.... Read More »

Positives of Urban Sprawl?

An urban sprawl is the outward spread of a city to take in more land that may be unoccupied or undeveloped and convert it into an "urbanized" landscape. This way, a city seems to grow outward, to m... Read More »