These kind of articles have been appearing through out the country and on the television news...
What's happening in your Local Areas????????
Rising energy prices inflate costs of suburbia and beyond
ELIZABETH, Colorado: Suddenly, the economics of American suburban life, idealized around the world, are under assault as skyrocketing energy prices inflate the costs of reaching, heating and cooling homes on the distant edges of metropolitan areas.
"I was so glad to get out of the city, the pollution the traffic, the crime," she said. Now, the suburbs seem mean. "I wouldn't do this again."