The Suburban Alliance is a go-to source for up-to-date news and information about global suburban trends, and one of the few unbiased resources for learning about the suburban market and suburban land-use trends in general.
In a time when the intellectual elite and urban planning orthodoxy vilifies suburban forms, outlets such as this one ground truth what is really happening and reveals a vastly different story of the strong global desire to live in less dense, less congested areas outside of urban cores.
Urban planning and transportation policymakers should take note and radically rethink outdated models that are failing for their citizens.
Alan M. Berger is Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he teaches courses open to the entire student body. He is founding director of MIT’s P-REX lab, a research lab focused on environmental problems caused by urbanization, including the design, remediation, and reuse of waste landscapes worldwide. He is also Co-Director of MIT Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism (LCAU). Co-editor of Infinite Suburbia (2017).