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May 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
Hospitals, medical research centers, and the like are supposed to represent health, but are often an unappealing and monolithic presence in the urban landscape. How can the form of health centers fall in line with their function?
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November 30, 2014, 9am PST
Although the holidays cause millions more drivers to hit the road, delays in traffic may also stem from the congestion of goods movements by truck, both locally and across the country.
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October 8, 2014, 9am PDT
Following up on earlier reports about the latest commuting data from the U.S. Census 2013 American Community Survey, Joseph Kane and Adie Tomer find different trends in commute choice between age groups.
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October 1, 2014, 5am PDT
When it comes to making sense of the American Community Survey's data on commute times, it's all about how you frame the data.
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January 1, 2014, 7am PST
In his look ahead to the big idea that will shape 2014, Bruce Katz identifies the emergence of the "Innovation District" - a shift in the "spatial geography of innovation" from isolated corporate campuses to mixed-use urban districts.
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August 31, 2011, 2pm PDT
Minorities comprise in 2010 more than half the population in 22 of the largest metro areas in and 98 percent population growth in large metro areas from 2000 to 2010, a recent report by The Brookings Institute shows.
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August 30, 2011, 9am PDT
Minorities are becoming the majority in the United States, and the shift is most pronounced in populations under one year of age.
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August 21, 2011, 11am PDT
Not to be confused with zero-emission-vehicles, the Brookings Institution looks primarily at the demographics and access to jobs of what they define as zero-vehicle households. Access to vehicles reveals equity (income) and urban vs. suburban issues.
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August 16, 2011, 6am PDT
As aid programs continue to focus on battling poverty in cities, suburban areas are becoming the new front lines.
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July 20, 2011, 6am PDT
Though population growth rates have slowed in cities and suburbs, their increasing interconnectedness has created sets of diverse metropolitan areas, according to the Brookings Institution's Alan Berube.
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July 6, 2011, 9am PDT
A Brookings Institute report shows that the difference between crime in the suburbs and cities has drastically decreased, and argues that the current drop in crime rates weakens the correlation between ethnic groups and crime.
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March 21, 2011, 8am PDT
This latest report from <em>The Brookings Institution</em> tracks economic recovery in 100 American metropolitan areas
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February 25, 2010, 7am PST
<em>The Brookings Institution</em> lists out the five biggest myths and misconceptions about the Census and the way demographics change in the U.S.
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January 20, 2010, 8am PST
A year ago, the Brookings Institution offered a series of suggestions to the Obama Administration for addressing infrastructure problems. Some advice was followed, other suggestions weren't. The Institution gives the Administration an A- for 2009.
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August 1, 2009, 7am PDT
A new study from <em>The Brookings Institution</em> discusses how school quality and neighborhood affordability are linked, and how both can be improved.
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July 24, 2009, 9am PDT
A recent report from <em>The Brookings Institution</em> examines unemployment trends in the urban and suburban areas of the top 100 metropolitan areas in the U.S., mainly by looking at the demand for "safety net" services.
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April 8, 2009, 10am PDT
Recent research from the Brookings Institution looks at 98 metropolitan areas and finds that fewer people are working close to downtowns, and there are fewer jobs located in those areas.
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March 12, 2009, 2pm PDT
Metropolitan regions are the most important factors in supporting prosperous economies. For national economies to succeed, metropolitan regions must succeed, according to this article from the <em>Brookings Institution</em>.
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December 17, 2008, 1pm PST
Though the recent decline in vehicle miles traveled has been commonly linked with this year's rise in gas prices, VMT has been on the way down for years, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution.
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January 9, 2008, 10am PST
<p>This report from <em>The Brookings Institution</em> examined census data for the largest 150 municipalities in the U.S. to determine if and how jobs follow rising populations of workers, and what cities can do to increase access to jobs and workers.</p>
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