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== Sustainability ==
[[File:Revised_petrol_use_urban_densityRevised petrol use urban density.JPGjpg|thumb|A graph showing the relationship between urban density and petrol use.]]
It is commonly asserted that higher density cities are more sustainable than low density cities. Much urban [[Urban planning|planning theory]], particularly in North America, the UK, Australia and New Zealand has been developed premised on raising urban densities, such as [[New Urbanism]], [[Transit-oriented development]], and [[Smart growth]]. {{Citation needed|date=November 2014}}