Americans’ ideal home size declined to 2,100 square feet from a peak of 2,300, according to real estate research firm Trulia. Meanwhile, the U.S. Census bureau has found that the ideal home size tracks with the reality — the average size of a new U.S. single family home is also down.
U.S. homes would have to shrink to nearly a third their current size to match the average size of a home in the U.K. [Continue reading …]
What does this have to do with bicycling, you ask? Non-existent or unenforced land use policies are probably the single biggest impediment to safe bicycling routes in the State of Delaware.