My Old Charlanta Home

Ehrenhalt, Alan
January 2010
Governing;Jan2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p7
The article presents the author's insights on the state of the megalopolis, defined by geographer Jean Gottmann as urban conglomerations that represent the U.S.' economic and demographic future. The author states that megalopolis is back on urban planners and scholars' priorities and is now called the megaregion. He discusses the 11 megaregions identified by the Regional Plan Association (RPA). He also comments on geographer Richard Florida's views about megaregions.


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