Ex-urban sprawl as a factor in traffic fatalities and EMS response times in the southeastern United States
AbstractMany writers have covered the negative consequences of sprawl on community life and urban development in the US over the years. This paper looks at how sprawl impacts traffic fatalities and EMS response times in the Southeastern United States.
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sprawl; emergency medical services; traffic fatalities; urban and regional economics;
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