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The ongoing efforts to reform street vending laws in Los Angeles gained national media attention recently. Can local officials find a way to overcome controversy and complexity to legalize street vending this year?
Jan 30, 2015   Salon
As wealthy communities learn to use historic districts to inflate property values, socially conscious urbanists must think twice about the purpose and place of preservation, Will Doig reports.
Apr 18, 2012   Salon
The increasing recognition of waterfronts as a recreational and redevelopment asset belies its continued value for trade and industry. Will Doig makes the case for the oft-antagonized shipping industry in the tug-of-war over waterfront real estate.
Mar 14, 2012   Salon
There's not a lot of talk about cities or urban issues among the Republicans running for president, according to this piece from <em>Salon</em>.
Jan 5, 2012   Salon
Will Doig takes us through some of the biggest projects to look out for across the nation this year, proving that cities are neither as cash-strapped nor as unimaginative as we perhaps thought.
Jan 2, 2012   Salon
Will Doig asks, "Are urban bicyclists just elite snobs?" Turns out the answer is, basically, no.
Dec 5, 2011   Salon
Writer J.J. Sedelmaier recalls riding the beautifully streamlined Electroliner trains, which ran on the same tracks as other Chicago rail transit but were a special event all to themselves.
Aug 22, 2011   Salon
The wastelands of the modern world can have an almost post-apocalyptic feel. But they can also be beautiful.
Jul 17, 2011   Salon
A Superior Court Judge has ordered the jailing of the builder of an elaborate and eccentric set of unpermitted buildings in the exurbs north of Los Angeles.
Jul 13, 2011   Salon
Using data from the 2010 U.S. Census, <em>Salon</em> lists out 10 urban areas where race segregation is most prevalent.
Apr 2, 2011   Salon
After being accused of being party-unfriendly, Paris and other French cities have been officially allowed to keep their dance clubs open as late as 7 a.m.
Dec 31, 2009   Salon