Suburbs

Yesterday
Revisiting one day in 2012, a reporter finds that many of the Dallas-Fort Worth areas affected by the storms were barely inhabited 20 years ago.
The Texas Tribune
May 9, 2018, 6am PDT
A compendium of big box dissent.
Strong Towns
April 28, 2018, 7am PDT
Unlike previous generations that fled cities, in part over of fears of crime, today people leave many cities because they can't afford them.
The Economist
April 16, 2018, 6am PDT
Lessons from Edge City, after the world changed again.
CityLab
April 13, 2018, 1pm PDT
A sweeping set of bill approved by the State legislature could pave the way for a "transformational" investment in public transit throughout the Atlanta region.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
April 4, 2018, 9am PDT
American exurbs growing again, after brief period of urbanization.
Brookings Institute
Blog post
February 15, 2018, 5am PST
Many of the Best Picture nominees are set in cities, and none are focused on suburbia.
Michael Lewyn
February 12, 2018, 10am PST
Richard Florida takes a look at a new report that traces the affordability crisis to cities' inability to densify their older, inner suburbs.
CityLab
February 5, 2018, 2pm PST
Mapping housing production over the decades since the 1960s reveals a pattern that must be shifted to achieve the housing growth needed to face the economic and environmental challenges of the 21st century.
Buildzoom
January 30, 2018, 5am PST
Exploring the surprising origins of the American suburbs.
Building Suburban Power
January 21, 2018, 5am PST
The failure of suburb-to-suburb bus service run by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) offers lessons in regional transit planning.
Greater Greater Washington
January 16, 2018, 6am PST
When it's said that most people live in cities, a significant portion of that number are people living in suburbs near cities. A new map shows just how far everyone travels to get to a big city.
My Modern Met
January 11, 2018, 12pm PST
For the first time in four years, a quarterly survey indicates “market saturation in urban areas.”
Builder
December 27, 2017, 5am PST
While the low income housing tax credit was retained, banks will be much less willing to purchase them due to their reduced corporate tax rate. That's just one way H.R. 1 will exacerbate divisions between the rich and poor in America's cities.
The New York Times
December 7, 2017, 8am PST
Joel Kotkin and Alan M. Berger discuss their new book, which analyses what the suburbs are and will become, in both the United States and around the world.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 16, 2017, 6am PST
Chicago-land bikers and walkers are facing increased danger outside the city's center.
Daily Herald
Blog post
October 31, 2017, 10am PDT
The scariest thing about Halloween is that it illustrates just how un-neighborly many communities are and how averse to pedestrianism they are on the other 364 days of the year.
Josh Stephens
October 26, 2017, 1pm PDT
As the internet makes retail more widely accessible, and poverty and density move to suburbs, the difference between cities and suburbs is shrinking, narrowing lifestyle choices.
Bloomberg
October 20, 2017, 6am PDT
With some tweaks and upgrades, surburban office parks are reinventing themselves to attract new tenants and the millennials ready to start families in the 'burbs.
Bloomberg
October 15, 2017, 1pm PDT
London-based study ties obesity to sprawl and finds that suburbs have a bigger obesity problem than rural areas.
CityLab