[oclug] RE: OT: sprawl
Tom A. Trottier
Tom at Abacurial.com
Thu Aug 2 10:47:01 EDT 2001
On Wednesday, August 01, 2001 at 22:06, bbarnett at L8R.net <oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca>
wrote on "[oclug] RE: OT: sprawl," saying..
> > I'd suggest that having green space is rural sprawl.
> > Having just tar & concrete is urban sprawl.
> > I prefer rural sprawl.
> > Tom
> There is no such thing as rural sprawl :P.
> Anyhow, there are no cities on the planet that have 10s of thousands
> of acres of just concrete with nothing on them (no, parking lots don't
> count, they are put to use, and therefore aren't in the "sprawl"
I recall reading that ~60% of LA is covered by concrete or tar.
I'd count that as urban sprawl, even if currently covered by the
reason it exists - cars.
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