Social / Demographics

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Yesterday   Vox
Cities like London are losing their creative edge because the small music venues that foster it are being pushed out.
Sep 17, 2015   The Guardian
A new report from the San Francisco Office of Economic Analysis shows that Prop. 1, an 18-month moratorium on the development of market-rate housing in the Mission to appear on November's ballot, would not meet the housing goals it seeks to attain.
Sep 17, 2015   San Francisco Examiner
The Philly Voice provides a primer on Houston's ascendance up the ranks of major U.S. cities as it evolves into a more urban version of itself.
Sep 16, 2015   Philly Voice
The Surgeon General's call to action, Step It Up, asks us all to get moving. And that to do that, to clear the hurdles to walkable, bikeable, rollable places. We knew that sitting is the new smoking, and now we have the full admonition to go with it.
Sep 15, 2015   PlaceShakers
This map tool hows gentrification-related statistics by Bay Area neighborhood, helping communities guess where the heaviest gentrification will occur.
Sep 13, 2015   Next City
For some STEM-intensive firms, the cost of living in Silicon Valley is a deal-breaker.
Sep 11, 2015   Bloomberg Business
They're hated by many, blamed for the city's gentrification, but are an integral part of regional transportation, enabling tech employees to work on the Peninsula and South Bay while living in the city. A city-approved pilot may become permanent.
Sep 10, 2015   San Francisco Examiner
A few key considerations, implemented during a public engagement process, can ensure active and engaged participation from commonly marginalized groups and individuals. Exclusive
Sep 9, 2015  By James Rojas
The second homes that once laid dormant much of the year, waiting for the next summer or winter vacation getaway, are now a desirable location for baby boomers to retire.
Sep 9, 2015   Grand Forks Herald
24/7 Wall Street created an index to measure the most racially segregated cities in the United States.
Sep 6, 2015   24/7 Wall St.