"London's councils seem set on continuing the imbalance between the city center and outer suburbs, where the former supplies most of the jobs, and the latter most of the residents." Joe Peach reports on economic potential of suburban independence.
Jul 24, 2010 The Global Urbanist
The Morris County Planning Board indicates that no new residential subdivisions of 20 or more lots were received in 2008, which signals the end of large-tract developments.
Jun 9, 2009 Daily Record
This article from <em>High Country News</em> dissects the Arizona real estate collapse through the lens of one exurb.
Apr 26, 2009 High Country News
In this op-ed, Peter Calthorpe warns against a massive investment to stimulate sprawl as was done after WWII. He notes 3 areas that need smart investment to make the American Dream sustainable: urban transit, environment, and multi-family housing.
Feb 5, 2009 San Francisco Chronicle
The question is no longer how to improve the suburbs, says Allison Arieff, but what we're going to do with all the leftover buildings and unfinished sites.
Jan 13, 2009 The New York Times
A small suburban Houston town has been planning ahead for growth that's expected to bring its population from just over 700 to nearly 40,000 in the next 15 years.
Oct 13, 2008 The Houston Chronicle
The cost of commuting is beginning to trump federal policies favoring exurban development, and transit ridership is at a fifty year high.
Aug 12, 2008 The Washington Post
<p>The increase in the price of fuel encourages one St. Louis family to purchase a second home near work.</p>
Jul 14, 2008 STLtoday
<p>The economics of long commutes are forcing many to the conclusion that suburban living is no longer viable, and suburban housing prices are falling accordingly.</p>
Jun 26, 2008 The New York Times
<p>CNN reports on the growing chaos in suburbs emptied by the mortgage crisis, and what they tell us about the future of the American dream.</p>
Jun 17, 2008 CNN