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urban sprawl

A derogatory term for the spread of suburban developments, typically along relatively narrow strips of land following major arteries or highways.

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mitigate the negative impacts of virtual server sprawl.
The objective of this research is to study and examine the urban sprawl of Tripoli spatially and temporally by using remotely sensed data, GIS, and statistical relative Shannon entropy model.
Urban sprawl in Iran and several similar countries has the form of rapid urbanization and transition from a compact traditional urban form to a city that is prepared for using new technologies very fast.
The researchers found that several quality of life factors improve as Sprawl Index scores rise.
The 2008 recession slowed job sprawl across the country, but did not stop it, Brookings reported.
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One statistic stands out to illustrate the resultant hidden order--the length of time Americans take to commute to work has barely changed in the past half century while the tide of sprawl has been at its height.
As scientists investigate the relationship between sprawl and obesity, a compact style of city development sometimes called smart growth might become a tool in the fight for the nation's health.
By that measure, the proposed High Desert Corridor, which would link the Antelope Valley and Victor Valley, would just encourage sprawl -- a highway to hell, if you will.
Professor Turner and associates at the London School of Economic and Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Spain conclude in Fat City: The Relationship Between Urban Sprawl and Obesity, that urban redesign will not solve the obesity problem.
And a development that under a sprawl scenario would have covered 14 square miles was restricted to just two square miles.