Why "Density" Is a Bad Word

Wednesday, March 06th, 2019
Science tells us that density equals mass divided by volume. In planning circles, density usually equals the number of homes divided by the amount of land. For decades now, as our urban regions have evolved, the density debates have been intense. Planners generally want more density because it dovetails with mass transit, is more environmentally friendly, and provides a variety of housing types. Neighborhood activists generally want less. Often, the result is an impasse; nothing happens. Follow this link to read more. Sourced from: Governing