It's one of the times I'm concurring with David Brooks. His piece goes well with a lot of the new research that revolves around urban planning.
"You may not know it to look at them, but urban planners are human and have dreams. One dream many share is that Americans will give up their love affair with suburban sprawl and will rediscover denser, more environmentally friendly, less auto-dependent ways of living.
America will, in short, finally begin to look a little more like Amsterdam."
Read it all here.