The New York Times last Sunday write a lengthy article bout the growth of the 'exurb' - the growth of new commuter communities spreading out from established suburbs. The article...

The New York Times last Sunday write a lengthy article bout the growth of the ‘exurb’ – the growth of new commuter communities spreading out from established suburbs. The article points to the growth of these areas near Dallas and other areas with high immigrant populations. New houses, new schools, new roads, new traffic.

Two key factors driving this trend, the NYT suggests, is stay-at-home parenting and technology. The cheaper housing allows families to cut back to one income and allow one parent to stay at home. Technology has allowed others to work from home much of the week.

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