Suburbs Exist Because People Want Them

Developers, planners, and city officials haven't been insisting on regulations protecting low-density residential all these years -- the people who live there have, says Kevin Drum at Mother Jones.
April 12, 2010, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Drum writes, "...even with corporations, wealthy developers, and local governments all on one side, suburban zoning is ubiquitous. This is a triumvirate that, under normal circumstances, could get practically anything they wanted, but in this case it's not even a close fight. Suburban residents have them completely overwhelmed."

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Published on Thursday, March 18, 2010 in Mother Jones
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