Suburbia Isn't The Problem

John Jensen at the Seattle Transit blog makes a persuasive argument that the suburbs themselves aren't the problem - depedency on the automobile is.

Jensen argues that the real problem is "government policies that historically let developers do nearly anything". Suburbs have been developed that take advantage of other transportation modes, such as the downtowns of Bellevue, Kirkland, and Redmond in Washington, but the norm is to create spaces that rely on automotive transportation

Thanks to ULI

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