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Does El Paso really want walkable communities?

Does the modern metropolitan dream have its limits? That’s what ‘The Atlantic’ is digging into in its latest article titled ‘El Paso is Learning That Not Everyone Hates Sprawl’.

“…10 years after the El Paso’s city government kicked off revitalization plans, downtown is still a relatively empty and sleepy place”, states the article.

Why is that?

The piece looks into city government, builders, and even touches upon the Latino population.

“Part of the debate over whether Plan El Paso will work often touches on ethnicity, even if it doesn’t mention it directly. El Paso is 80 percent Latino, and some developers argue that big Latino families don’t want to be crammed into small apartment buildings with no parking and no yards for the kids”, the article states.

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