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Hi there! From governors to sprawl kills

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Many people know me as Joel Hirschhorn from the National Governors Association, but that is no longer true. I am finishing up my book "Sprawl Kills -- Better Living in Healthy Places" and have a new and exciting web site www.sprawlkills.com with a newsletter, excerpts from the forthcoming book and much more. Anyone interested in land use, sprawl and smart growth will find my web site useful. I have been known for my honesty and strong views and my new freedom as an author, consultant and public speaker allows me to be a vocal public advocate. Current Newsletter article is "Wendell Cox is Nuts."
 

SGB

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Joel Hirschhorn said:
Many people know me as Joel Hirschhorn from the National Governors Association, but that is no longer true.
Yup - now you'll be known as Joel Hirschhorn from Cyburbia.org!

;)

Welcome!
 

Seabishop

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Welcome. We'll have to get Wendell Cox on here and set up a thread for you to duke it out. :)
 

Cardinal

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Welcome. Stick around. Join in our many discussions of sprawl, the new urbanism, alleys and the like. Be sure to alert us when new newsletters come out.
 

mendelman

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[agenda driven editing]
Joel Hirschhorn said:
... I have been known for my honesty....
[end agenda driven editing]

Well, it's good to hear you are known for your honesty! ;-)




Seriously, though, Welcome!!




I hope your intro. wasn't just an advertisement.:p
 

jordanb

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Seabishop said:
Welcome. We'll have to get Wendell Cox on here and set up a thread for you to duke it out. :)
Matt D could provide a pretty good standin, I bet.
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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I don't know why you came on this board. We are just a bunch of people who say we are planners. In reality, we just sit around here in Cyburbia and BS.;)
 
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gkmo62u

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Welcome Joel.

But please don't ask the masses here to think you are in any way above the fray. Maybe Wendell Cox is out there, maybe not. But I have read your work, in part, and you use just as much rhetoric and exageration as any poster on this site--hell even your website takes a layup here and there--McMansions? And the title of the Book "Sprawl Kills" There no rhetoric there?

We appreciate new and fresh visions on this site but I hope we can get beyond the cars are bad, trees are good polemic.
 

H

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hello.

out of curiosity (if you don’t mind), what type (not where) of environment so you live in? Just for a frame of reference for your anti sprawl campaign.

and welcome.
 
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