Are the Suburbs Getting Worse?*

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Cul-de-sacs, loops, and separated subdivisions make it difficult for people to walk and bike in the suburbs. We’ve known this for decades. Have we improved our suburban street patterns in recent decades? I conducted a study to find out! I published the study in the Journal of Urban Morphology:

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Written by Dave Amos.
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