Sam Staley

Florida State University

Guest

Director of Urban Growth Policy at the Reason Foundation, a libertarian think-tank, and Managing Director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center at Florida State University in Tallahassee; co-author of The Road More Traveled: Why the Congestion Crisis Matters More Than You Think and What We Can Do About It and Mobility First: A New Vision for Transportation in a 21st Century Global Economy

Sam Staley on KCRW

For more than 50 years, Americans were drawn to the suburbs, with their sylvan promises of easy living.

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Detroit is a shrinking city, with just 700,000 residents in a place designed for two million.  Many who still live there want to leave.

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