Twin Cities Regional Planning in the National Context – 6031

This class examines emerging legal strategies to address the fiscal, environmental, and social impacts of unrestrained metropolitan regional growth ("urban sprawl"). Topics include: inequalities in access to housing, jobs, and educational opportunties; local fiscal competition; local, state & regional regulatory responses to metropolitan development; environmental impacts of metropolitan development; and evolving legal structure of regional governance in America's large metropolitan areas.

Subject Area
Environmental & Energy Law *
Public Law
Student Year
Upper Division
Grade base
A - F
Course type