Monthly Archives: May 2016

The extreme high density of the central portions of the New York area

Sprawl supporters like Wendell Cox and Robert Bruegmann1 (and many other writers) have gleefully pointed out the Census Bureau’s somewhat counterintuitive claim that the Los Angeles urban area is denser than New York’s. Anyone familiar with Los Angeles and New York would understand that … Continue reading

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Expedition to Kenosha

I had lived in Chicago for thirty years, and I like trains, but I’d never gone and taken a look at the Chicago area’s only streetcar line, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. So I set out one Sunday afternoon on Chicago’s suburban … Continue reading

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