Based on a comprehensive study review by leading urban planning researchers, this investigative document demonstrates how urban development is both a key contributor to climate change and an essential factor in combating it -- by reducing vehicle greenhouse gas emissions.
Reid Ewing is a research professor at the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland. He lives in College Park, Maryland. Keith Bartholomew is an assistant professor of urban planning at the University of Utah's College of Architecture + Planning. Steve Winkelman is the director of the Transportation Program at the Center for Clean Air Policy.