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June 24, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>Despite predictions that the city was dying, St. Louis has just won an "All-America City" award. Neal Peirce looks at how the city turned itself around.</p>
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November 1, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>Experts say smarter land-use planning is needed as risk from wildfires and droughts caused by global warming increases.</p>
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August 15, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Can globalization change the world's poorest neighborhoods?</p>
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July 12, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>In the U.S. regular cyclists are usually athletic men braving dangerous traffic. To get the rest of the population riding bicycles, the U.S. should look at successful solutions implemented around the world.</p>
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July 11, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Boston's effort to address global economic competition and environmental issues may be a model for metro regions around the country. Neal Peirce provides an update on the Boston Indicators Project.</p>
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May 22, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>Are billboard companies exploiting public roadways?</p>
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May 9, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>As the number of farmers markets grows across the nation, Neal Peirce examines the health, social, and economic benefits farmers markets provide to communities.</p>
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April 16, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>How can the modern metropolis be a magnet for entrepreneurship and creativity?</p>
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April 1, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Neal Peirce explores the capitalist and progressive potential of inner city housing in gentrifying cities.</p>
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December 19, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>Neal Peirce believes that two new developments provide good models for how the nation's communities can be both environment-friendly and economically successful.</p>
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November 29, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>Neal Peirce reviews a Brookings Institution report that proposes a bold new vision for the 'economically stagnant' Great Lakes region.</p>
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November 27, 2006, 2pm PST
<p>The nation's transportation alternatives are not limited to continue driving as we have or privatizing roads. Neal Peirce wonders if there is a third alternative.</p>
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October 16, 2006, 6am PDT
<p>Columnist Neal Peirce uses the the example of the recent E. coli outbreak in spinach to underscore the importance of curtailing sprawl and preserving farmland so that we may eat locally-grown produce and avoid similar problems in the future.</p>
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August 18, 2006, 8am PDT
Philadelphia's bold approach to stormwater management could be a model for other cities.
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August 17, 2006, 10am PDT
Neal Peirce favors a radical rethinking of how we generate and distribute energy.
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July 18, 2006, 2pm PDT
Neal Peirce comments on the role of private investment in mega-road projects.
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May 19, 2006, 9am PDT
Neal Peirce looks at opportunities for economic growth and jobs in the new cross-border culture.
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May 14, 2006, 5am PDT
Good planning can rebuild a sustainable New Orleans but politics is moving in the other direction observes Neal Peirce.
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March 24, 2006, 5am PST
According to a recent study, realtors only tell 30% of homebuyers information about their clients, meaning that confidential information could be lost and unfair advantages given to sellers.
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March 23, 2006, 2pm PST
Neal Peirce looks at what the nation can learn from California's response to its infrastructure problems.
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