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An ambitious project Mayor Annise Parker calls "one of the most exciting things I've had the opportunity to work on as mayor" took a major step forward this week.
1 hour ago   Houston Chronicle
The Net Zero Water Toolkit helps individuals and organizations make water resource planning decisions based on local conditions rather than targeting historical demand and allowing water quality impacts to flow downstream.
2 hours ago   Brendle Group
TriMet will get a new addition to its influential streetcar system later this month, when it opens the new Orange Line.
3 hours ago   The Oregonian
For some reason, many drivers think "Share the Road" means bikers should stay out of their way.
4 hours ago   Streetsblog USA
Chicago gains a new open space today, located on an island on Lake Michigan just across from Soldier Field and Burnham Harbor.
5 hours ago   Chicago Tribune
A news study, combining satellite imagery and field study, dramatically increases the estimated trees in the world. What has not changed: how quickly humans are killing those trees off.
6 hours ago   The Washington Post
A study of two cities at opposite ends of the urban spectrum demonstrate how density matters for a number of ecological services.
7 hours ago   Pacific Standard
No, those will not be the precise words of the forthcoming "Call to Action" by Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, but he will call on cities to "design and build roads and public places to make walking easier, safer, and more pleasant."
8 hours ago   T4America Blog
The only thing as ubiquitous as love letters are break up letters. Now it's even easier to break up with your city, using real data from the U.S. Census.
9 hours ago   Tiny Subversions
With a surging homeless population, the city's cluster site program incentivizes slumlords and reduces the supply of affordable housing.
10 hours ago   The New York Times
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"Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing"—as a new rule by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development proposes to do—can vary widely, even in the same city. Exclusive
Yesterday  By Kyle Smith and Brendan Saunders