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Planetizen Week in Review: August 8, 2016

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August 8, 2016, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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On this week's edition of the Planetizen Week in Review: The U.S. Department of Transportation grants offered a little Christmas in July moment for 40 communities around the country. So far the Kansas City Streetcar has been a gift to the residents of that city. Uber had a bad week in China. But give it to Toronto for stealing the show by announcing plans for a Rail Deck Park that ranks among the most ambitious public space projects on the continent.

2016 TIGER Grants Award $484 Million to 40 Winning Projects
Kansas City Streetcar Drawing Crowds in First Three Months
Uber Suffers Setback in China
Toronto Wants a Deck Park to Span Downtown Rail Tracks

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Published on Monday, August 8, 2016 in Planetizen
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