“The neighborhoods here seem plucked from an urban planner’s catalog: trimmed lawns, picket fences and freshly minted homes. Shopping is an easy stroll away on the wide sidewalks. A greenbelt wraps the town like a bow.

But there is growing frustration with the very thing that attracted thousands of families here in the first place: a high-density “smart-growth” development in the middle of town.”

In Success of ‘Smart Growth,’ New Jersey Town Feels Strain was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by ksalay@pps.org
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