Car-dependent suburban sprawl creates an unhealthy detachment from the community you grow up in. Your parents may take you to sports arenas, concerts, and theaters — if they’re even still located in the city that anchors your region. But, you drive to a parking garage, walk into the venue, walk back to the car, and get back on the highway. My first time really seeing Detroit was when I ran the marathon, my freshman year of college. I wonder sometimes if the children of Reston, Virginia know where Trinidad is or why Howard University is so important to DC and American history.