American Suburbs Swell Again as a New Generation Escapes the City

Wall Street Journal, July 1, 2019–Valerie Bauerlein (subscription)
In an echo of the postwar “Baby Boom,” many U.S. suburbs are again suffering growing pains: not enough schools, too much traffic for two-lane roads and scenic farmland plowed under for housing tracts. After several years of surging urban growth, suburbs like Apex, N.C. now account for 14 of the 15 fastest-growing U.S. cities with populations over 50,000.