Putting the 'Urban' in 'Suburban'

The suburbs are steadily becoming more urban, with denser development, taller buildings, and a greater mix of uses.
July 20, 2009, 5am PDT | Nate Berg
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Suburbs across the country are beginning to shift towards a more traditionally urban makeup, according to this piece.

"Suburbs that had not allowed development to rise too high above the single-family homes that have shaped suburbia for decades are beginning to embrace the 'urban' in 'suburban.'

The trend reflects the priorities of the times: saving energy, reducing traffic congestion, saving land, and promoting walking and mass transit."

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Published on Friday, July 17, 2009 in USA Today
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