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Study urges western suburbs to plan now for smart growth

By John Dyer
Globe Correspondent / July 19, 2007

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Traffic jams. Water shortages. McMansions on former fields and country roads. That's the recipe for the future in Boston's western suburbs unless officials adopt so-called "smart growth" planning that steers development into town centers and around mass transit hubs, a study by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council has found. (Full article: 1117 words)

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