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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Americans Lose Interest in Outlying Burbs


“Stung by high gasoline costs, outlying suburbs that sprouted in the heady 2000s are now seeing their growth fizzle to historic lows, halting American city dwellers’ decades-long exodus to sprawling homes in distant towns.” (Associated Press)

Land-use patterns have been heavily influenced by government intervention.

FEE Timely Classic
“What Is This Thing Called Sprawl?” by Lawrence W. Reed