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Should we stop using the word "suburb"?

We recently did a podcast for #urbanizeTHIS with Marco VanderMaas about The Missing Middle. You can check it out here:

While the entire chat was really interesting, one thing that really got me thinking was the fact that Marco doesn't like word "suburbs", as it is not a true reflection of current city building.

I recently saw that Richard Florida said the same thing.

So, I've tried to stop using that word, but it is really hard to stop, as there isn't really a good alternative.

Do you use the word suburb??
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