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Susan Brooks

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How do we fix the sprawl?

I'm from Houston. Actually, just outside Houston, but near enough to it to make my point. I live in the suburbs. My city is very spawled. Once a city has already been built around the need of a car, how would/could that town "fix" the infrastructure to allow it to be more walkable? What's the first step? Who do I need to talk to in my local government to try to get these changes made?

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    Oct 28 2013: Once a new paradigm in transportation arrives, a new way of reconstituting cities may be created. Some way of reclaiming and recycling materials in a way that is efficient. Until then, it would seem to come down to Urban Planning and Civil Engineering, which is a municipal enterprise. All politics is local.

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