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The gridlocked American dream

As policymakers perform a postmortem on the housing crisis, transportation costs are increasingly coming under scrutiny.

Blueprint America sent Need to Know correspondent John Larson to the car-dependent suburbs of Phoenix, Ariz., to learn about how transportation costs are making it harder for families to hold on to the American dream. Larson visited one family, for example, that rises at 4 a.m. and travels 120 miles to avoid the transportation costs of two cars.