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Old 07-05-2007, 08:22 AM
 
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Are there any walkable/high-density parts of the USA that I'm missing? I think all of them are either in the Northeast, Chicago, or San Francisco.

Most of the older mid-west cities and rust-belt cities in upstate NY & PA seemed to have emptied out over the past couple of decades.

All of the newly developed cities in the Sun-belt seem to be built with this housing-development mentality. Of course there are some older cities in the South that are the exception to this rule, New Orleans and Charleston come to mind, but just about every other city that I can think of in this country are designed in the same low-density, strip malls, big box store, bad public transportation and lots of freeways design.

Apparently a lot of people enjoy this design, otherwise 70% of America wouldn't be living in rural or suburban areas. However, its definitely not for me.
There are several cities outside the areas you mentioned that have walkable parts.
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Old 07-06-2007, 11:37 AM
 
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Default You dont have a choice

I dont mean to come off like a prick. But when your income is limited you dont have much say about where and what conditions you live in. MONEY RULES
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Old 07-18-2007, 12:48 PM
 
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Downtown detroit, corktown detroit, and western michigan, the shores of lake michigan.
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