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Cities aren't doomed to repeat the bad old days

1 month ago   |   By Grist

This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
Trains and buses are running half-empty, abandoned by frightened commuters. Fortune 500 companies are fleeing downtown, saying they don't want expensive, centrally located office space anymore. And their workers are moving to the suburbs or the Sun Belt, sapping school enrollment, emptying apartments, and leaving huge holes in the tax base.
Excuse me, I've been reading up on the American city at midcentury. What have I missed?
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