One-Fifth of America: A Comprehensive Guide to America's First Suburbs
February 15, 2006The Brookings Institution
This report details the public policy challenges facing the nation's older, inner-ring suburban communities, where one-fifth of the nation's population now resides. The report addresses a number of transportation issues, including improving transit for an aging population, modernization of infrastructure, and fiscal policy. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) and Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH) made remarks on the federal role in improving First Suburbs at an event for the report's public release.