Urban Sprawl: Exploring New Trends, Pervasiveness, Issues and Solutions in the United States

22 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2022

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Date Written: February 17, 2022

Abstract

Urban sprawl is basically the spatial, uncontrolled, and undesirable expansion and growth of cities, especially in the periphery part of a city. The introductory aspect of the paper examined the genealogy of urban sprawl in the United States. The paper also examined the socioeconomic, political, and health-related components and effects of urban sprawl in the country. The paper specifically discussed the impact of urban sprawl in selected states and cities in the United States and provided some suggestions to address the problem in the country.

Keywords: Urban Sprawl

Suggested Citation

Oguntuase, Dr. Abiodun, Urban Sprawl: Exploring New Trends, Pervasiveness, Issues and Solutions in the United States (February 17, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4036972 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4036972

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