NIMBYs On Vacation

<p>Next American City nails NIMBYs for their vacation choices.</p>
July 26, 2008, 5am PDT | Tim Halbur
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"After fighting density at public meetings throughout the year, even NIMBYs need a vacation. When the weather is right and they feel like escaping their one dwelling-unit-per-acre suburban subdivisions for some rest and relaxation, these neighborhood activists often head for places like the Jersey Shore. Although known for wide beaches, lively boardwalks, and amusement activities, a deeper look reveals that a good deal of the vibrancy in resort towns like those at "The Shore" may be attributed to something that many visitors would claim revulsion to in their hometowns: density."

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Published on Thursday, July 24, 2008 in The Next American City
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