Durable Growth, Environment

Sprawl-booster ignores the implications of his own data

Recently, Bob Silvestri, a Marin-based proponent of auto-oriented, low-density development, argued that auto-orientation is more energy efficient than person-orientation and, therefore, superior.

Yet his data, while implying that New York City or Paris are terrible polluters, does not support his thesis that Marin is the pinnacle of environmental quality. That’s not to say his data […]