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veen  ·  236 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Here's How America Uses Its Land

If I recall correctly, the Atlanta metro has a lower density than most rural areas here in Northwest Europe. Atlanta is always used in discussions about (sub)urbanism. Let's just say it's not used as an example to follow...

tacocat  ·  236 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You should see the street map in the part I'm in at standard zoom vs. the suburb I lived in to the east when I moved here. This place is what happens when civic planning is ignored. I think they just paved every dirt road available in the 60s and 70s and said it was good enough. I basically live in the petri dish of things that can happen when local government fails.