The New American Ruralism

Technology and telecommuting are fueling the new migration from urban areas to rural areas.

"The 2000 Census revealed that there is an unheard of migration from the urban areas of America to the rural areas. New technologies like satellite and DSL access to the Internet mean more and more people are leaving the cities for a more pastoral and slower paced lifestyle." [PDF, 12 pages, 300 kb]

Thanks to Richard Carson

Full Story: The New American Ruralism

Comments

Build Your Own Paper Block City

Urban Fold is an all-inclusive kit that allows anyone to build the city of their dreams with a few simple folds.
$24.95
building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
$25
T-shirt with map of Chicago

Show your city pride

Men's Ultrasoft CityFabric© tees. Six cities available.
$23.00
Book cover of Where Things Are from Near to Far

Where Things Are From Near to Far

This engaging children's book about planning illustrates that "every building has its place."
$19.95