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Old 04-10-2013, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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I've been to both DC & NYC.

My aunt used to live in Silver Spring, MD.

DC to NYC is a lot denser than Dallas to San Antonio. No comparison.
Read Spades post.

You said:

"DC is dense, continuous urban development all the way up the East Coast to NYC. Its like a mega metropolitan area."

Which is BS. The suburbs of DC are almost rural in many areas. Its a very small town feel. Loudon County leaps to mind.

I never said, Dallas to San Antonio was more dense than DC to NYC.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Upper East Side of Texas
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:36 PM
 
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And that's the closest you've come to driving between NYC and DC, isn't it?
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Old 04-10-2013, 04:46 PM
 
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DC/NOVA traffic is much worse than Dallas's and it lasts about 168 hours a week.

DC/NOVA people are much more uptight and not as friendly as people in Dallas.

DC/NOVA Real Estate is much more expensive than Dallas.

The specific density issue is unique because of the height restrictions on buildings in DC and an apparent
reluctance to build vertically in the suburbs. DC's density is reflected in its unbearable congestion.

Dallas "feels" much less congested and a much easier city to navigate than DC/NOVA.
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:43 AM
 
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DC's not hard to navigate by Metro or foot really. Even driving within the city is easy (parking and occasional motorcade aside)- getting in from MD not horribly hard- except rush hour but getting in from Virginia is universally painful.
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Old 04-11-2013, 06:39 PM
 
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This is wrong.
I totally agree. Don't know about Loudon Cty, but we lived in Fairfax County & I'd like to know where those "big lots" are. Are you kidding? The houses are crammed together so tight they look like town homes. No yards at all. There's no land left in Fairfax so what a lot if builders are doing is buying up old neighborhoods & putting twice as many houses on them.
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