Suburbs

A post by Brookings explains how the racial tensions and violent clashes between police and protestors in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson are a symptom of common contemporary archetype: the impoverished suburb.
Aug 18, 2014   Brookings
More and more businesses in suburban Detroit are packing up an moving into the center of the city.
Sep 2, 2011   The Detroit News
As aid programs continue to focus on battling poverty in cities, suburban areas are becoming the new front lines.
Aug 16, 2011   The Brookings Institution
Suburban growth has coincided with the increase in immigrant population. Yet, while immigrants account for 30 percent suburban population growth, they account for only a fifth of the increase in the poor population, a recent Brookings study showed.
Aug 9, 2011   Brookings
Metropolitan poverty spreads from cities to the suburbs. This post from <em>Metro Trends</em> explains.
Aug 4, 2011   Metro Trends
Jenny Sullivan of Builder Magazine spots a trend for slightly increased densities in suburban towns, creating urban-lite communities that are attracting city dwellers who would never have dreamed of living in the burbs.
Aug 3, 2011   Builder Magazine
The youth of America will ditch its cities in favor of the suburbs, according to this op-ed from Joel Kotkin.
Jul 27, 2011   New Geography
Companies are moving back to the city in response to a new generation of workers who prefer the urban environment over suburban office parks.
Jul 22, 2011   CNN Money
Shanghai in its 12th Five-Year Plan is modeling seven new satellite cities as suburbs to alleviate the density in the city center, reports Yu Ran, China Daily.
Jul 14, 2011   Chila Daily
A new finding by Univ. of Wisconsin Population Health Institute reveals that when the health variable is isolated, suburban living beats living in the city and in rural areas.
Jul 12, 2011   The Wall Street Journal
As the downturn in the market physically reshapes the metropolitan regions of the United States, the shifting populations and economies of its cities and suburban areas are becoming increasingly intertwined.
Jul 7, 2011   The Atlantic