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The effects of sprawl

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On average a resident of Montrose drives 12,807 miles a year. On average a resident of the Grand Parkway drives 21,875 miles a year, which translates to 4.71 tons of greenhouse gas emissions a year for the Montrose household vs. 11.9 tons of green house gas emissions a year for the Grand Parkway household, according to the Center for Neighborhood Technology’s Housing + Transportation Affordability Index.

We found this fact in response to reading this post on Lisa Gray’s Facebook page.

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