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Jeff Speck and Spencer Boomhower created a video to illustrate how road diets work.
5 hours ago   CityLab
<p>Chrysler's "Let's Refuel America" campaign promises to subsidize your gas as if you were paying $2.99 a gallon if you buy one of their large vehicles. Cartoonist Ruben Bolling spoofs the thinking behind the program in this cartoon.</p>
Jun 20, 2008   Salon.com
<p>Empty retail space increased dramatically over the last six months, according to data compiled by commercial real estate brokers and investment advisors.</p>
Jun 20, 2008   Home Town Advantage Bulletin
<p>An Italian city planner visits San Diego to analyze sprawl-fighting techniques first-hand.</p>
Jun 20, 2008   The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>Today is "Dump the Pump" Day, an annual event created by the American Public Transportation Association to bring awareness to the benefits of public transit. Transit agencies across the country are offering free rides, including many in Florida.</p>
Jun 19, 2008   By Tim Halbur
<p>A new AIA report shows that new homes under construction are getting smaller in response to market forces.</p>
Jun 19, 2008   AIArchitect
<p>This article from <em>The Christian Science Monitor</em> looks at how development, farm practices, and population growth have increased the risk of flooding.</p>
Jun 19, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>The use of geographic information systems for the public good is a rapidly growing field. The technology shows great promise for discovering unequal distribution of resources and environmental racism, writes Peter Manzo.</p>
Jun 18, 2008   Stanford Social Innovation Review
<p>GOOD Magazine sends a reporter across country on Amtrak to give a riders-eye view of the system.</p>
Jun 18, 2008   GOOD Magazine
<p>CNN reports on the growing chaos in suburbs emptied by the mortgage crisis, and what they tell us about the future of the American dream.</p>
Jun 17, 2008   CNN
<p>Transit use is surging, but operators are facing the same fuel crunch as consumers and public monies for new investments aren't up to addressing the new demand.</p>
Jun 17, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor