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November 10, 2016, 12pm PST
Study finds people walk more in denser cities with more parks no matter what their country of origin.
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July 22, 2016, 6am PDT
A new study from University of Michigan researchers tallies, and then compares, the greenhouse gas emissions from different sectors of the U.S. economy.
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July 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
File under "build it and they will come."
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May 20, 2016, 11am PDT
A city known for its opposition to transit might be on the cutting edge of first-last mile technology innovation.
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April 15, 2016, 10am PDT
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Here's hoping these winning ideas for cities are exported around the country.
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March 9, 2016, 6am PST
A benchmarking report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking reveals Boston as the nation's leader in active commutes.
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February 8, 2016, 9am PST
Madrid, already famous for deciding to impose stringent limitations on driving, has a plan to blanket the city in green to increase its resilience to the effects of climate change.
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August 6, 2015, 12pm PDT
Around the country, issues related to the field of planning dominate the public discussion of the "state of the city."
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July 23, 2015, 8am PDT
It's easier to install bike lanes when the country is run by a dictator.
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June 17, 2015, 6am PDT
The eagerly anticipated addition of a $2 billion campus for Cornell on Roosevelt Island will include a gesture toward the new model of innovation economy that directly connects universities with their cities.
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May 27, 2015, 9am PDT
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.
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April 26, 2015, 1pm PDT
The definition of blight may be in the eye of the beholder, but it may also be subconscious. Broken windows, abandoned buildings, and weed-filled yards may actually create stress and degrade health, according to a small study out of Philadelphia.
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January 13, 2015, 6am PST
After deciding to widen the Autobahn 7 through Hamburg, Germany, local planners also decided cover the highway with parks. The benefits of the plan will include reconnected neighborhoods and noise reduction.
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December 28, 2014, 9am PST
A new book makes the case for vertical cities, following a 32-point manifesto about the needs of future cities.
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December 4, 2014, 6am PST
While mobile food markets can bring healthy produce to neighborhoods without grocery stores, their current model for driving food around cities is not financially sustainable.
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November 30, 2014, 11am PST
A new report by Deloitte looks at the way government could be re-structured by 2020 due to influences of business and technology.
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November 13, 2014, 1pm PST
How much money goes unused in the form of spare change leftover on transit cards around the world? One invention would allow those fares to go to charity instead of washing away in the laundry or at the bottom of the dump.
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November 11, 2014, 11am PST
With anticipated rising global temperatures, the need to cool our homes will take a massive toll on our electrical grid, which a team of masters students aims to address with their new wall insulation.
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September 26, 2014, 10am PDT
Combining both solar power and kinetic energy, the first public phone charging station of its kind was recently installed at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.
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August 2, 2014, 7am PDT
The ideas generated by a global competition that asks children to design the "dream car of the future" are incredibly aspirational in their pragmatism.
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