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18 Feb 2005 08:52 PST
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Who invented or developed smart growth? There are alot of organizations out there that promote it, but I can't seem to find who coined the term or who made the growth management concept so popular for future developments?
Re: Smart Growth
Answered By: thx1138-ga on 18 Feb 2005 09:38 PST
Hello plland and thank you for your question. Former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening is generally credited with coining the term and concept of "smart growth" "A national leader in the anti-sprawl movement, Glendening promotes the development of model "Smart" Building Codes and mass transit solutions in large cities. Credited with coining the term "smart growth," http://www.southface.org/web/about_southface/media_room/press%20release%20archive/greenprints-press/pr-g2k3-glendenning.htm "Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening, who coined the term "smart growth;" http://www.sprawlwatch.org/calendar.html "Smart Growth" is a phrase that's come to be associated with downtown revitalization in many cities across the country. The man who coined the term "Smart Growth" in 1996, during his first term as the governor of Maryland, visited New Mexico this week to help planners and builders decide what growth in New Mexico should look like. Parris Glendening spent his eight years as governor of Maryland defining and promoting Smart Growth strategies for that state." http://220.127.116.11/search?q=cache:4Kf8WqR8v38J:kunm.org/news/archives/%3Fid%3DEplllpEkpyLmmBaHSb++%22term+OR+phrase+smart+growth%22+Parris+&hl=en Thank you for your question, and if you need any clarification of my answer, do not hesitate to ask prior to rating my answer. Very best regards THX1138 Search strategy included: "term OR phrase smart growth" Parris ://www.google.com/search?q=+%22term+OR+phrase+smart+growth%22+Parris+&hl=en&lr=&safe=off&as_qdr=all&start=0&sa=N
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