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Summary: “Perfectly Positioned: The Blurring of Urban, Suburban, and Rural Boundaries in a Southern Community”

September 19, 2018

This post provides a summary of the findings and conclusions of “Perfectly Positioned: The Blurring of Urban, Suburban, and Rural Boundaries in a Southern Community”by Betsie Garner. She wrote this article as a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. The article was published in The ANNALS … Continued

Measuring Sprawl: How do North Carolina metros measure up?

October 9, 2014

“Sprawl” is a word that comes up frequently in reference to the built environment in North Carolina. But what do we mean when we refer to sprawl? And is sprawl really “worse” here than in other parts of the Southeast, or of the country? A new report from Smart Growth America (SGA), a national non-pr … Continued

F35B additions to Cherry Point generate debate along the coast

June 24, 2010

Suzanne Julian is UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration. She is currently working with the STEP leadership team in Pamlico County as part of the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps program. There’s controversy in the air these days along the North Ca … Continued