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Car-Free Suburbs Can Happen

Nearly Car-free Suburbs


Imagine: 70% of families in a suburban community don’t own cars, and the percentage keeps going up.  A whopping 57% sold their cars when they moved to the suburbs.  The suburbs! And even better, according to the New York Times, it’s becoming a trend.  It’s even called “smart planning.”  Indeed.  The only two parking lots are on the edge of town, making it easier to walk to the store than walk to the car.


Ok, so most of these communities are in Europe.  But a few are even popping up in the United States.  There is hope…


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