Friday, 14 November 2008

Region. Costs twice as much on fringe

Curtain University research shows the cost of infrastructure, transport, health and greenhouse gases for new housing in Sydney's fringe suburbs was worth $63 million for every 1000 new dwellings compared with $309 million for inner-city development. Fringe development contributed to the recent financial crash in car-dependent cities around the world, said Curtain University's Professor Peter Newman, in The Sydney Morning Herald.



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