Contrary to decades-long assumptions, it’s cheaper and healthier to live in cities rather than suburbs.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Smart Growth America studied how sprawl affects health and cost of living and concluded that residents of more densely populated areas spend less on housing and transportation, have greater economic mobility and live longer.
Trib Talk: What to do with wild horses?
12:15 p.m. Tuesday » Does the wild horse population in Iron County need to be controlled? By law, can the herd be reduced? County officials want to round up some of the horses this week and put them up for adoption, but opponents say such action would violate federal law. Suzanne Roy of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Tribune outdoor editor Brett Prettyman and others join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the proposed roundup and balancing the grazing needs of wild horses and ranch livestock. Join the discussion by sending questions and comments to #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+. You can also text comments to 801-609-8059.
On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., University of Utah planning professor and lead researcher of the study Reid Ewing and David Berrigan of NIH join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the study and how sprawl adversely affects health and wealth.
You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+. You can also text comments to 801-609-8059.
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