Hardening urban fringe
Synonyms: Demarcating city limits
Curbing urban sprawl
Claim: Manage growth better, combat crime, fix up infrastructure, resist new loop highways, finance the arts regionally, stop wealthy suburbs from offering tax abatements to steal the city's industries, consolidate governments, confront racism.
Counter Claim: Proposals to undo the haphazard pattern of urban growth in the USA are unchanging, periodic and largely quixotic.
Type Classification: E: Emanations of other strategies