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Faced with an estimated 24 square miles of vacant land, Detroit is turning its empty lots into test beds of urban innovation.
33 min ago   Detroit Free Press
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The phrase "traffic congestion" can be misleading; some reductions in traffic speed are less harmful than others. Blog Post
1 hour ago   By Michael Lewyn
$285 million in capital dollars through 2019 will help fund parks in New York not called the High Line and lacking high-profile private backing.
2 hours ago   Inhabitat NYC
A rapidly changing population might make Nevada a more thorough exemplar of the challenges and opportunities presented by the "diversity explosion" than its neighboring state to the west.
17 hours ago   Governing
Decades in the making, the Los Angeles City Council has approved regulations requiring the retrofit of vulnerable wood and concrete buildings.
18 hours ago   Los Angeles Times
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Tourists' expectations when they travel are becoming increasingly sophisticated, seeking stimulating and meaningful experiences. The new book Gamification in Tourism shares how cities are designing memorable experiences. Blog Post
19 hours ago   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
All is not copacetic in the Bay Area's EV community. An apparent shortage of electric vehicle chargers is causing incidents where EV owners disregard proper 'charging etiquette' and unplug the charger from other EVs to charge their own vehicle.
20 hours ago   The New York Times - Science
Housing often costs a literal fortune in California, and Governor Jerry Brown doesn't see an easy fix. Demand to live in the state is high, but there are local factors at work impeding housing construction.
21 hours ago   San Francisco Business Times
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Communities can receive high economic returns from appropriate bicycle facility invesments. It is important that advocates have solid arguments for responding to skeptics. Blog Post
22 hours ago   By Todd Litman
Seniors are on the cutting edge of a movement to make Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs), otherwise known as golf carts, a viable form of everyday transportation.
23 hours ago   The Atlantic
The 82 municipalities that make up Greater Montreal are finally working together to forge a more sustainable, economically robust future.
Yesterday   Citiscope