“SMART GROWTH” A TEMPORARY SOLUTION AT BEST
The prime cause of the affordable-housing shortage, long commutes and worsening traffic in the Bay area and elsewhere is the "incessant population growth," writes veteran of Earth Day 1971,B. Meredith Burke in the San Francisco Chronicle. Calling even the best "smart growth" planning a temporary solution, he says that the only way to stop sprawl and ensure sufficient affordable housing is to halt population growth. 8/1/1998
So how do we stop population growth. Birth control or border control? BOTH.