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Revitalizing the Suburb Without Giving Up the Car - Kaid Benfield - The Atlantic Cities -
2013-12-15 20:43:57 GMT
"One of the great sustainability challenges of the 21st century is revitalizing poorly planned and outdated suburban neighborhoods and commercial districts, consistent with contemporary goals for enhancing walkability and transit access, delivering a sense of place, and doing so in a way that works for both existing and new neighbors. I'm all in for urban revitalization, and in many cities we are making great progress at reviving centrally located neighborhoods. But suburbs present a different set of problems to confront, including greater automobile dependence, lower densities, and a relative lack of people-friendly infrastructure."
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