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Why American Public Policy Is Biased Against Transit Based High Density Living

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On Mother Jones, Kevin Drum asks why there is a suburban bias in America's political institutions? Is it because the Senate overrepresents the residents of sparsely populated states? Or is it mostly due to geography and the relatively recent founding of our country, which have produced fairly low-density urban areas and therefore a naturally weaker constituency for high-density living? On the Bellows , economist Ryan Avent responds. The whole thing is worth reading, but some of the key responses: ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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