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Future shock

Report warns that region faces water shortages, loss of open space, more traffic congestion

By Matt Carroll
Globe Staff / May 20, 2007

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A regional planning agency is pushing for sweeping changes in residential development patterns over the next two decades, in hopes that communities south of Boston and the rest of Greater Boston can ease traffic congestion and water shortages and avoid dramatic loss of open space. But some local officials are pessimistic. (Full article: 1083 words)

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