America Revealed

Suburban Life

Clip: Episode 2

The birth of highways nearly fifty years ago reshaped our communities. People no longer had to live in the busy cities and moved to the newly created suburbs. This has changed the way we live and the way we travel. We tracked the car journeys of everyone living in a small cul-de-sac in Colleyville, Texas for a week. We can see how the car has become a necessity of suburban life.

Aired: 04/18/12

Rating: NR

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