|Re: Urban cohousing [was: Monekysheres...||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Sharon Villines (sharonsharonvillines.com)|
|Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 06:42:38 -0800 (PST)|
On Jan 3, 2010, at 7:52 PM, Jessie Kome wrote:
a truly urban area is to check to see if you are within walking distance of a metro bus line(s) or trolley that runs at least every 30-40 minutes during morning and evening rush, if not more often. And, of course, if you are located within about a half mile of a subway, you are urban.
On Jan 4, 2010, at 7:20 AM, Ann Zabaldo wrote:
Well. Not if you live in Tampa, FL -- a sprawling city of a gazillion cars, uber amount of freeways and ... once recently I did see a lone bus trundling along a city street. I think there might even be another one out there ... (I grew up in Tampa.)
And Tampa is 19th on the US Census Bureau's list of urban areas which are ranked by population size. The chart also has land area and density per square mile. While an area has to have a population over 40,000+ to get on the list, the density is apparently not a factor. The list again:
The map of red dots is also interesting: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:USA-Urban-Areas.svg Sharon ---- Sharon Villines in Washington DC Where all roads lead to Casablanca
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