from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A typically exurban area.
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- n. A residential area beyond the suburbs.
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- n. a residential area outside of a city and beyond suburbia
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What it DOES do is penalize folks who live in exurbia, where housing prices have already plummeted.
Just think about how fundamentalist/evangelical churches have become so present in Middle American suburbia/exurbia.
So yes our housing choices matter – a lot - but there is plenty of room for densification between the extremes of exurbia and Manhattan. bigTom Says:
I'd say in some parts of the country where people have to drive a lot (exurbia, ...) it did cause the recession by eliminating disposable income.
Representative Trent Franks must say good-bye to his district of desert and exurbia and go back to Colorado.
Living in Italy for extended periods was the great geographical adventure of Cheever's life and a foil to his obsession with American exurbia.
That we should have to make a hue and cry to save community gardens again strikes me as terribly ironic considering we've already done this, and, in the larger context, absolutely know what happens when the sprawl wins, whether it is out there on the edge of exurbia or down the block.
According to town-by-town results, Scott owes his victory to today's embattled farmers, the truck-driving middle class of suburbia and exurbia.
For America's ongoing asinine zoning-mandated sprawl and concomitant lack of support for compact, sensible patterns of living and commuting, i.e. American cities, which ought to be a source of pride and the incubator for ideas and creativity that will drive the economy of the 21st century AND an alternative to wall-to-wall suburbia and exurbia.
Suburbia is becoming more Democratic and Dems are beginning to make inroads into exurbia.