Why Land Use Matters for a Green New Deal

There are many unfortunate ways sprawl negatively affects the environment, including by increasing traffic and GHG emissions. If the Green New Deal is to be effective, it should deal with sprawl and foster smarter growth and transit policies and practices.


**Alex Baca, Coalition for Smarter Growth, a widely published author (e.g., Slate, Citylab, Vox) and environmental advocate.


**Action Committee for Transit
**MoCo Sierra Club Group

**350 Montgomery County


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