Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Suburbia

Here’s How 45 Firms Explained Why They’re Moving Downtown

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Two or three decades ago, the standard criteria for choosing an office location was often, “Where does the boss live?” says land use strategist Christopher Leinberger. And the boss inevitably lived in a car-oriented suburb. But the tide’s been shifting for a while now, with more American companies ditching suburban office parks for downtown locations. In 2013, Zappo’s […]

Turning a Suburban Retail Bus Stop Into a Place People Want to Go

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This post is part of a series featuring stories and research that will be presented at the Pro-Walk/Pro-Bike/Pro-Place conference September 8-11 in Pittsburgh. Last week, Pittsburgh got its first suburban bus stop makeover. And the results were beautiful. The new IKEA “super-stop” lies in a shopping center along an interstate highway, surrounded by surface parking, between a TGI Fridays […]