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Although unemployment has declined, according to this report commutes are getting longer. "Job sprawl" often plagues minority and poor areas where housing is more affordable.
1 hour ago   Al Jazeera America
The Obama Administration has moved forward with "one of the most controversial environmental regulations in recent years."
2 days ago   The Hill
One city is prioritizing fiscal sanity over a new football stadium—at least for now.
2 days ago   SFGate
Analysis from the Brooking Institution maps the so-called melting-pot suburbs, where demographics closely resemble the diverse population of the country as a whole.
2 days ago   Brookings Institution
The latest in a list of tip-of-the-spear practitioners combining their own experience and expertise with the lessons of others who share similar commitments to the easy-to-grasp, hard-to-realize ideas driving new urbanism.
2 days ago   PlaceShakers
As transportation network companies like Uber and Bridj make it easier for some to opt out of the public transit system, a new app would help transit agencies offer more user-centric services.
2 days ago   Fast Co.Exist
A construction project seeking construction bids will double the size of Hing Hay Park, located in Seattle's Chinatown-International District.
2 days ago   Daily Journal of Commerce
The annual "50-State Property Tax Comparison Study" offers a thorough resource for understanding the role of property taxes in fiscal responsibility at the municipal level.
2 days ago   At Lincoln House
These colorful crosswalks, recently installed in San Francisco's Castro District, are spreading. Latest city: Key West, Florida. Another aspect of their attractiveness is price: $4,000 for a four-crosswalk intersection. Guess who paid?
2 days ago   Miami Herald
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Meghan Gough, assistant professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University, guest blogs about her work on balancing livability and sustainability. Blog Post
2 days ago   By JPER
Why are so many shops closing in New York's richest and best-known neighborhoods?
3 days ago   The New Yorker