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Replace Hub and Spoke with Web/Network of Exurbian Centers

 
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 7:30 pm    Post subject: Replace Hub and Spoke with Web/Network of Exurbian Centers Reply with quote

Great op-ed piece from David Brooks, exorting P-E Obama about how to create communities in the exurbs using the infrastructure funds:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/09/opinion/09brooks.html?_r=2

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The old metro design was based on a hub-and-spoke system ó a series of highways that converged on an urban core. But in an age of multiple downtown nodes and complicated travel routes, itís better to have a complex web of roads and rail systems.
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