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Designing the MegaregionThe US population is estimated to grow by than 110

million people by 
people by and much of grow by than 110 million people by 2050 and much of growth will take place where cities and their suburbs are expanding to meet the suburbs of neighboring cities creating continuous urban megaregions There are now at least a dozen megaregions in the US If current trends continue unchanged new construction in these megaregions will put and stress on the natural systems that are necessary for our existence will make highway gridlock and airline delays much worse and will continue to attract investment away ,
Rom older areas However the megaregion in 2050 is still a prediction "Future Economic And Population "economic and population could go only to environmentally safe locations while helping repair landscapes damaged by earlier development Improved transportation systems could reduce highway and airport congestion Some new investment could be drawn to by passed parts of Improved transportation systems could reduce highway and airport congestion Some new investment could be drawn to by highway and airport congestion Some new investment could be drawn to by parts of cities which are becoming separate and uneual In Designing the Megaregion planning and urban design expert Jonathan Barnett describes how to redesign megaregional growth using mostly private in. ,

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Vestment without having to wait for massive government funding or new governmental structures Barnett explains Practical Initiatives To Make NEW initiatives to make NEW FIT INTO ITS ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT development fit into its environmental setting especially important the climate changes; reorganize transportation systems to pull together all the components of these large urban regions; and redirect the market forces which are making megaregions very uneual places There is an urgent are making megaregions very uneual places There is an urgent to begin designing megaregions and Barnett shows that the ways to make major improvements are already availabl.