“Suburbia is the New Slum” or “Inner City as the New American Dream”

As an urban dweller, I found this article from CNN quite interesting.  

Although I’m relatively young, I still find myself drawn to the appeal of the non-urban lifestyle, but I think much of that may simply be because I live in a city that has many of the liabilities of the urban communities described in this article, such as pollution, traffic, crime, congestion, but where the particularly high cost of living and lack of public transportation, or a “Walkable Urbanism”, minimize the benefit of the urban lifestyle that this article describes as so appealing.

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One Response to “Suburbia is the New Slum” or “Inner City as the New American Dream”

  1. gilliebean says:

    Here is another CNN article about the future of walkable urbanism. They might just have neutral carbon footprints. Now, who do we have to convince…?

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