Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science
Sam Bass Warner, Modeling the Streetcar Suburbs, 1962. CSISS Classics
- Author(s): Corbett, John
- Editor(s): Janelle, Donald
- et al.
In his 1962 book Streetcar Suburbs, Sam Bass Warner, Jr., using Boston as an example, highlighed how suburbanization, the attendant abandonment of the urban landscape, and a lack of coherent planning contributed to social class segregation and dependence on long-distance commuting.