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The self-driving future is coming sooner than you might have expected—to a suburban office park in California's Bay Area.
8 hours ago   San Jose Mercury News - Silicon Beat
Bruce Katz says something special is going on in Chattanooga—where a uniquely situated innovation district is setting an example for more traditional approaches to the concept.
Yesterday   Brookings Institution
A hearing on pedestrian infrastructure in Dallas—which is proving exceptionally deadly this year—reveals the sharp political divide on how to make streets safe for walking.
Yesterday   The Dallas Morning News
Once upon a time, golf courses were a popular component of development plans. Much more common now: single-family detached housing on the former site of a golf course.
Yesterday   The Record
The first protected intersection opened in August in Davis, Calif., a university town with the nation's highest percentage of bike commuters. Salt Lake City's new protected intersection is explained on NPR's "Here & Now" report with audio and videos.
Yesterday   WBUR
Esri offers insights into five new ways to analyze the success of transit service in cities of all kinds.
Yesterday   ESRI
A summer of drought and devastating fires has demonstrated the dangers of allowing residential developments to sprawl ever farther into wild, natural environments.
Yesterday   CityLab
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The Bloomingdale Trail, the star attraction of the 606 in Chicago, has been compared to NYC's High Line. But with its restrained design and focus on high-use activity, it is nothing like it, and, in certain ways, it's even better. Blog Post
Yesterday   By Mark Hough
Slowing traffic by reducing the width of lanes should not be a one-size fits all approach to reaching Vision Zero.
Yesterday   The Urbanist
More evidence is piling up that commuting by anything but private automobile can increase happiness, social capital, and health.
Yesterday   Gizmodo
Too often, street-side parklets become little more than semi-private patios for the businesses that sponsor them. Pavement parks, replacing dangerous intersections, may be a more worthwhile option.
2 days ago   Next City