Chapter 13.9 Suburban Sprawl

How Suburban Sprawl affects Suburban Communities

The Peripheral Model

North American urban areas follow the Peripheral model. According to this model a urban area consists of an inner city surrounded by large suburban residential and business areas tied together by a beltway or ring road.
Suburban Sprawl
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Attractions of Suburbs

90% of people prefer the suburbs of the inner city. It has detach single family home instead of large apartment. Space to park cars. Good distance to good schools.