How to avoid the suburban cultural void
> =v= Except that the affordability is undercut by the many hiddenOnce again, choose a close-in suburb with light rail, or bus lines nearby.
> costs of relying on cars. Of course, if you can work it out so
> that you can live in the 'burbs without a car, that's *really*
> affordable. (I did that myself for awhile, as have some of
> my carfree friends, though we all faced cultural voids. The
> parents in particular were very concerned about the effect of
> this void on their children.)
Our light rail station is a mere 10 minute ride from downtown.
Easy access by other than cars can make the suburban cultural void go away.
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