The successes of Arlington, Virginia as a suburb have been discussed by planners and urbanists before, but the model has taken on new meaning as the current urban boom send ripple effect out into nearby suburbs like Long Island and Palo Alto.
3 days ago   Salon
<p>Transportation Secretary Mary Peters is taking a lot of heat from cycling advocates for citing bicycle infrastructure funding for the deteriorating state of the country's highways and bridges.</p>
Sep 15, 2007   Salon
<p>Japan's leech invasion may be an unintended consequence of successful reforestation efforts combined with rural population declines.</p>
Sep 10, 2007   Salon
<p>In this interview, Author Steven Johnson discusses his lates book about London's Cholera outbreak, urban planning, and his fascination with the popular computer game, SimCity.</p>
Nov 4, 2006   Salon
An excerpt from John McPhee's book, "The Control of Nature", shows why New Orleans has always been vulnerable to flooding.
Aug 31, 2005   Salon
"Raising Less Corn More Hell" asserts that modern farming methods actually are counter-productive to countering world hunger.
Jul 22, 2005   Salon
Are wireless networks set to become the new revitalization and urban renewal strategy for the city of the 21st century?
Nov 29, 2004   Salon
The latest Pixar film "The Incredibles" features personal monorail vehicles; now a company in Minnesota is set to make them a reality.
Nov 20, 2004   Salon
For the past five years, growth in solar and wind power has increased by 30% per year. Yet the Bush Administration's energy policy has failed to respond to this opportunity.
Oct 27, 2004   Salon
As Safe Routes to School programs spread throughout the U.S., so do liability concerns that can squelch the walking and bicycling programs before they start.
Oct 14, 2004   Salon
Large houses built with green building methods may be more environmentally damaging than smaller houses that are less green.
Jul 10, 2004   Salon