Gallery: INHABITAT INTERVIEW: 8 Questions With Liz Rooks of North Carol...

Liz Rooks: I think if we can get more efficient use of the land, that in itself addresses sustainability. Whereas the land might not have been productively used in the past because of excessively large setbacks, by reducing the setback, that creates a better ability for our companies to use their sites effectively. Bringing buildings closer to the road also means they will be better served by trains. Transit is a feature of the master plan. We understand that commuter rail is the most feasible way to serve RTP in the near future, so we're very supportive of having that happen.

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