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Suburbs, Pt. III: Troubled Suburbs

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Suburbs, Pt. III: Troubled Suburbs

Suburbs, Pt. III: Troubled Suburbs

Suburbs, Pt. III: Troubled Suburbs

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Once the symbol of a vibrant economy and new American lifestyle, many of America's first suburbs are now struggling with congestion, crime and a decaying infrastructure. While the cities revitalize and outlying areas continue to grow, many first-tier suburbs are stagnant. Join NPR's Neal Conan for a look at these aging communities and their possible futures.

Guests:

Paul Oyaski
*Mayor of Euclid, Ohio

William H. Hudnut III
*Author, Halfway to Everywhere: A Portrait of America's First-Tier Suburbs (the Urban Land Institute, 2003)
*Former congressman and four-term mayor of the City of Indianapolis.

Dennis Andrulis
*Research professor at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn