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Rom lder areas However the megaregion in 2050 is still a prediction Future economic and population growth could go nly 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 f lder 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.

The US population is estimated to grow by than 110 million people by 2050 and much f this growth will take place where cities and their suburbs are expanding to meet the suburbs The Book Of The Superiority Of Dogs Over Many Of Those Who Wear Clothes 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 stressn the natural systems that are necessary for ur existence will make highway gridlock and airline delays much worse and will continue to attract investment away

Vestment without having to wait for massive government funding r new governmental structures Barnett explains practical initiatives to make new development fit into its environmental setting especially important as the climate changes; reorganize transportation systems to pull together all the components f these large urban regions; and redirect the market forces which are making megaregions very uneual places There is an urgent need to begin designing megaregions and Barnett shows that the ways to make major improvements are already availabl.

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