04 June 2009

What is Common Among These Cities

Many things, including warm climate. But how about this?:

Most of the newer communities that were ravaged by the housing bust had weak central core, little in terms of regional master planning, no mass transportation, and few established services or infrastructure. As spurbs, they were the mushrooms of unsustainable sprawl.

A new book: The Cul-de-Sac Syndrome, Turning Around the Unsustainable American Dream, by John F. Wasik

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