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The latest round of funding for the Choice Neighborhoods program adds a new component—"Planning and Action Grants."
4 hours ago   Next City
By looking at city data and quality-of-life measures, <em>Forbes</em> has created a list of the most stressful cities in the U.S. Chicago, Detroit and New York rank the highest.
Sep 23, 2008   Forbes
Last week, transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters announced that the Highway Trust Fund will be empty by Oct. 1st. This editorial considers two possible options to fund transportation.
Sep 23, 2008   The Washington Post
The Congress for the New Urbanism has released a list of the top ten urban freeways that need to be torn down.
Sep 23, 2008   Congress For New Urbanism
Frequent Rider Miles, on-line tickets and on-board wi-fi are but a few of the amenities and cost cutting strategies that are attracting riders to inter-city bus travel.
Sep 22, 2008   Business Week
This article from <em>Metropolis</em> looks at the plan for a magnetic-levitation train connecting Las Vegas and Anaheim, which has been brewing for years. But is this idea detracting from more feasible high speed rail plans?
Sep 22, 2008   Metropolis
Presidential candidate Barack Obama has announced a $5 billion plan to restore the Great Lakes, funded by reductions in tax cuts for oil companies.
Sep 22, 2008   The Detroit Free Press
Latinos in the U.S. may be at the forefront of the movement towards urbanism, particularly in their use of public space. Exclusive
Sep 22, 2008  By Josh Stephens
The Milken Institute, an independent economic think tank, has released the results of their study, 'Best-Performing Cities 2008: Where America's Jobs Are Created and Sustained'. Provo, Utah tops the list.
Sep 21, 2008   Milken Institute
The Carlinville Southern Baptist Church purchased a former Wal-Mart building for their growing congregation, but found that the zoning wouldn't allow religious activities in the store. The church sued under RLIUPA and won this week.
Sep 21, 2008   The Telegraph
HUD Secretary Steven Preston said this week that the U.S. is facing a 'fundamental oversupply' of houses, which will continue to weigh down the economy.
Sep 21, 2008   Pittsburg Post-Gazette