One issue we've been working on in North Idaho over the past several years is getting lower income folks to jobs and services they require. Citylink has been a huge help in this effort, but there are still a lot of people living in suburban areas that don't have any form of transportation.
Often they live in these areas because housing is cheaper. A new study says this move outward to find affordable homes not only contributes to sprawl, traffic and pollution; it actually costs more.
Here's the information from KPLU Radio out of Tacoma.