Metro.“The Nature Of 2040.” [http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/metro/growth/tf/2040history.pdf].May 2001.This is an online source and contains Oregon’s 50-year growth management plan.It outlines Oregon’s history in growth management and why they needed to make additions too their policies.It explains the 50-year plan in detail.
Metro.“Urban Growth Boundary.”[http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/metro/growth/ugbursa/ugb.html].May 2001.This site explains Oregon’s urban growth boundary in detail.
King County.“Comprehensive Plan 2000.”[http://www.metrokc.gov/exe/orpp/compplan/2000/execrec.htm#chapter1].May 2001.The beginning chapter of the plan gives a regional vision for counties under the growth management act regarding the effectiveness of growth management policies.
King County.“Countywide Planning Policies.”[http://www.metrokc.gov/exec/orpp/compplan/cpp00final.pdf].May 2001.This report outlines policies established for counties regarding urban growth management.
King County.“2000 Benchmark Report.”[http://www.metrokc.gov/exe/orpp/benchmark/bench00/].May 2001.This report discusses the urban growth area and urban centers formed under the Countywide Planning Policies.
Sierra Club.“Sprawl Report.”[http://www.sierraclub.org/sprawl/report98/what.html].May 2001.A report largely to do with the consequences of sprawl and also offers solutions to stop sprawl.
1000 Friends of Washington.“Get Smart Washington:Managing Growth In The New Millennium.”[http://www.1000Friends.org/1000.pdf].May 2001.A report that examines how Washington is doing in fulfilling the thirteen goals of the growth management act.It also offers suggestions for achieving Washington’s goals.
Benfield, F. Kaid and Donald D.T. Chen.Once There Were Greenfields.Washington DC:NRDC, 1999.Examines the negative impacts of sprawl on natural and living environments.
Duany, Andres and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk.Suburban Nation:The Rise Of Sprawl AndThe Decline Of The American Dream.New York:North Point Press, 2000.This book defines what sprawl is and what it has done to our living environment.
Geddes, Robert.Cities In Our Future.Washington DC:Island Press, 1997.Includes a section specifically dealing with Seattle, WA and Portland, OR planning policies.
Kunstler, James Howard.The Geography Of Nowhere:The Rise And Decline Of America’s Man-Made Landscape.New York:Simon&Schuster, 1993.A book that describes the destruction and ugliness that comes with sprawl.
Lewis, Roger K.“A Call To Stop Buying Into Sprawl.”Nation’s Cities Weekly 22 (1999): 6.An article that outlines the characteristics of sprawl.
Macionis, John J. and Vincent N. Parillo.Cities and Urban Life.New Jersey:Prentice Hall, 2001.A textbook for students that discusses urban and suburban sprawl and includes a case study of Portland, OR.
Stoel Jr., Thomas B.“Refining In Urban Sprawl.”Environment Washington 41 (1999): 6-11.An Article that looks at Oregon’s planning policies on growth management and explains why they are working also states problems they may face in the future.