Bedroom Communities

70 percent of Maine's economic activity and 90 percent of its population growth over the last decade took place in three metro areas. So why is the state "giving money to ‘well-off’ suburbs at expense of urban areas?" Matthew Stone investigates.
Dec 19, 2012   The Bangor Daily News
More and more people working in the San Francisco Bay Area are opting for cheaper housing outside the region. Some are going way outside the region, commuting by airplane from Portland or Seattle.
Apr 22, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
Some planners are warning that high speed rail could spur exurban growth and sprawl.
Mar 18, 2010   Wired
The real estate industry has been slow to realize the development world is changing, according to Scott Polikov who writes that "the fundamentals of the 'bedroom community' economy have collapsed."
Sep 1, 2008   Citiwire