"Smart Growth" and "New Urbanism" Compared with "Large Lot Zoning" (Tom Lane) [ Home Page – Click Here]

(May 17, 2017) – Traditional "Large Lot Zoning" is "Greener" than "Smart Growth" within Urban Growth Boundaries . . . Copyright 2009 – 2017 . . . Tom Lane . . . Photographing California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington.

(December 23, 2011) Editors and Publishers: Please Note Tom Lane / “Smart Growth USA” Web Site Ratings

(December 23, 2011, Tom Lane) Editors and publishers may wish to consider the high ratings of my web site.  I would be glad to publish an article or editorial on “smart growth” or “light rail” in your publication.

Note:  If you believe that UN Agenda 21 is responsible for smart growth, please do not contact me.  I do not share your conspiracy theory views that smart growth is a conspiracy from Agenda 21. Furthermore, while I am a conservative on fiscal issues, private property, and land use issues, I am pro-Israel, and pro-gay rights.  To me, smart growth is really bad design, and its a fad that will go away in a few decades.

Note: This is not a popularity contest, and is not about self-promotion.  Instead, since all bloggers and photographers want to make money, then Editors may wish to consider my high ratings.  They are competitive with those of noted anti-smart growth / anti-light rail WordPress blogger Randal O’Toole, and his blog entitle, “The Antiplanner,” http://ti.org/antiplanner

* For nearly all of calendar year 2011 (January 1, 2011 to December 23, 2011), noted author and speaker Randal O’Toole’s web site reports a total of 23,330 hits from unique ISP’s.

* For this same time, my web site  reports a total of 20,989 readers, from unique ISP’s, nearly tied.

See charts of these ratings from my site (Tom Lane) and The Antiplanner (Randal O’Toole) below.

Photo above: “Leapfrog Commuting” between Salem and Portland, Oregon, due to a failure to expand the Portland UGB, and only three lanes on I-5.  O’Toole is a specialist on Portland’s transportation and smart growth issues, whereas I cover Seattle issues (although we both travel to, but don’t live in these cities).

However, This is Not a Fair Comparison …

Randal O’Toole’s appearance on the Internet through his blog and other writings is legendary, with his extensively researched writings, with extensive bibliographies, and sense of humor.

However, a comparison of WordPress ratings per se is inaccurate.  O’Toole is MUCH more than a blogger.  He is also a prolific author and speaker, with his articles and books appearing on other web sites besides his own blog.  Therefore, his writings have been read by many more people, than his annual 2011 WordPress blog total of 23,330.

Many of us who study affordable housing, myself included, would not have any knowledge of the problems of smart growth and urban growth boundaries, if not for blogs and articles from Randal O’Toole, Wendell Cox, Dr. Peter Gordon, Dr. Richard Morrill, Dr. William Fischel, and many others.  Click Here for my list of web pages of Professors who are opposed and/or skeptical of smart growth and light rail.

You can also find Randal O’Toole all over You Tube, and he frequently appears on national talk radio.

Please forgive me for discussing ratings, however, all writers and photographers want to make money.  If you’re lucky, high ratings on a blog can lead to a successful journalism or writing career.

I’d be glad to write something for your editorial page.  Please make me an offer for any photographs that you like, and I’ll send you the full resolution, unedited, images .

Editors:  Please leave a note with your contact information on any of the comment boxes following any of the posts, and it will arrive in my email box.

Libertarians Oppose Urban Planning and Zoning in General

Furthermore, since I am an Independent, and do not present  a “Libertarian” pardigm like Randal O’Toole, then I believe that my viewpoints will reach a broader audience, irregardless of political affiliation, on your Editorial pages.

For example, I have very few issues with things that Libertarians sometimes don’t like, such as zoning, labor unions, more parks, bike lanes, expanding open space, greenbelts, organic gardens, permaculture, mountain bike trails, and land trusts for conservation.

My primary motivation in writing this web site could be described in many ways, but it’s partially inconsistent with the “Live and Let Live” attitude of The Libertarians.

Both the Libertarians, along with the Democrats and Republicans, and the proponents of “smart growth” have failed to effectively advocate and implement the following. I have discussed this in my thesis post, and in many other places on this web site –

1) aesthetically pleasing housing design within attractive, green low density neighborhoods, with the mandatory preservation of natural vegetation and other natural features; along with organic farms and passive solar design

2) to demonstrate that the methods of smart growth have profound economic and sociological consequences on the Middle Class, and increase the cost of living, i.e. urban growth boundaries and impact fees.  Smart growth and impact fees have been primarily responsible for our affordable housing crisis, loss of construction jobs, food stamp dependence, expensive apartments that the poor cannot afford, and increasing rates of suburban homelessness due to foreclosures.

Is comparing a Libertarian site against an Independent site an equal comparison?

Absolutely not.  Folks that search the internet for smart growth, light rail, or information on cities are not necessarily looking for political perspectives.  Therefore, to compare sites on smart growth and light rail, one has to put politics aside, and look at the popularity of the subject matter alone.

You’d have to compare the “Google Key Words” for both sites (below).  And, look at the “Categories” to see the subject matter indexed in each post (see below). Furthermore, my site covers the Western US, and Randal O’Toole’s site covers the entire world.  Below, I’ve listed my “Google Key Words” list ever since the site began in 2010; most key words are for places on the West Coast.

And, while Randall O’Toole covers Portland in great detail, I’ve barely mentioned Portland on my site. Instead, I’ve focused on Seattle and Washington State’s issues with smart growth, urban growth boundaries, and light rail.  I’ve also looked at growth in exurban regions, such as Bend, Flagstaff, and Durango, given that Baby Boomer retirees have an increasing preference for exurban small college towns, along with college graduates who prefer not returning to their parents’ overcrowded cities with unaffordable housing, such as Seattle.

Tom Lane Ratings – as of December 23, 2011

Tom Lane https://smartgrowthusa.wordpress.com monthly and annual ratings since January, 2010.

Tom Lane Monthly Ratings – as of December 23, 2011.

Over 32,000 Total Hits from Unique ISP’s since January, 2010.

Tom Lane Monthly Ratings from WordPress, January, 2010 to Dec. 23, 2011. Over 32,000 Hits from Jan. 2010 to Dec. 2011.

Randall O’Toole Ratings, 2011

Randal O'Toole Ratings, to Dec. 23, 2011 From: http://www2.clustrmaps.com/counter/maps.php?url=http://ti.org/antiplanner/ ... via http://ti.org/antiplanner Accessed: Dec. 23, 2011

Tom Lane Smart Growth USA Subject Categories:

Note: You can always visit the sidebar for this list where it’s entitled  – “Smart Growth USA Index: Click for Photos and Topics,” to click a subject of interest to you, in the list repeated below.

You may also click on any of the categories below, from the same list.

Smart Growth USA Index: Click for Photos and Topics:

Agriculture / Horticulture Air Pollution Albuquerque Appreciation Arizona Ashland Australia Bellevue Bellevue Square Bend Bicycling Big Box Stores Bike Accidents Bike Lanes Bike Safety Bike Trails Black Diamond Bonney Lake Boulder Breckenridge Building a Better Bellevue Burien Bus Rapid Transit California Cave Creek City of Normandy Park Climate Change Colorado Commuting Corvallis Creative Class Creativity Democrats Density Denver Deschusets County Des Moines DLCD Dubuque Durango Durango CO Ellensburg Eminent Domain Enatai Enumclaw Eugene Eugene OR ………. Exurbs Farmland Preservation Federal Lands Flagstaff Foreclosures Forestry Fort Collins Frank Lloyd Wright Global Warming Gravelscaping Guerneville High Valley Hilltop Housing Affordability i-1125 Impact Fee Impact Fees Interactive Maps Issaquah Issaquah Highlands James MacIsaac P.E. Juniper Ridge Kemper Freeman Engineering Studies Kemper Freeman Jr. King County Kirkland Kittitas County La Plata County Comprehensive Plan Las Vegas Leapfrogging Lee County Lifestyle Centers Light Rail Manhattan Village Maple Valley Mark Levin Mass Transit May Valley Medford Medina Mirrormont Mixed Use Mountains to Sound Greenway Natural Gas Neighborhood Association Newcastle New Mexico News and Commentary New Zealand Normandy Park Oregon Patents Philosophy Phoenix Pioneer Square Placitas Politics Portland Public-Private-Space Public Safety Puget Sound Regional Council Richmond Beach Rich vs. Poor Ron Sims Russian River Sammamish San Francisco Santa Fe Santa Rosa Scottsdale Seattle Sebastopol Sedona Snoqualmie Solar Sound Transit Sparks Sunset Valley Farms Superstar Cities Talus TGM Tiger Mountain Tim Eyman Todd McKittrick Tom Lane Thesis Transfer of Development Rights Tree Ordinance Tri-Cities Uncategorized Upzoning Urban Growth Boundaries Windmills You Tube

Additional Pages …

2012 Ratings – All Anti-Smart Growth and Anti-Light Rail Sites Should Triple in the Ratings

In 2012, the housing market will remain stagnant, unemployment will remain in double digits, and all sites dedicated to promoting job and “quality green” construction growth should expect increasing ratings in 2012.  My ratings doubled from 2010 to 2011. I expect them to more than double in 2012, and I’m sure that Randall O’Toole’s will do the same.  Also, watch for more books that are both pro-sprawl, and anti-sprawl, and others that may advocate for alternative more desirable approaches, such as my favorites – Permaculture, Passive Solar Design, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre Concept.

Furthermore, sites will increase for technical reasons.  For example, as bloggers discover more controversial planning issues in more cities, then they will write about more cities. This will lead to more google search terms recorded on their site (see my list below, for 2010-2011) –

Tom Lane Search Terms from January 2010 to December 2011

  • Provided from http://wordpress.com
  • Note: This list does not include people who emailed post links to each other.
Search Views
smart growth usa 351
“tom lane” and “seattle” 149
“tom lane” and “smart growth” 145
kemper freeman light rail 130
tom lane smart growth 94
yes 1125 83
why is san francisco so expensive 81
smart growth 75
seattle smart growth 70
smartgrowthusa 65
pine forest 63
low density housing 54
kemper freeman sound transit 51
“tom lane” seattle 51
kemper freeman jr bellevue wa 47
rich suburbs 46
smart growth seattle 46
bend oregon 41
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kymak 38
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bellevue downtown washington 4
denver urban growth boundary 4
austin, texas urban sprawl 4
vote i1125 4
interstate 90 4
smart growth parking 4
new sec tac airport improvements, light rail 4


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