Boise, Idaho

Study: Sprawl Costs Local Governments More

Even when fewer people live in sprawling suburban communities than dense urban communities, one of these settlement types has the benefit of being much cheaper to serve.

October 23, 2019 - LSE US Centre

Senior Mobility

More Seniors Living in Suburban and Rural Areas; Aging-in-Place Solutions Needed

Less dense communities provide specific challenges in providing services to residents in need of extra care. More seniors living in suburban and rural communities will require new and scalable solutions.

November 21, 2018 - Route Fifty

Chicago Bikers

Get Around Chicago Like an Insider with 20 Apps

These 20 apps and services will help you engage with everything Chicago has to offer in a whole new way.

May 10, 2016 - Netted

Portland's New Complex Aims At Curing Homelessness

The city of Portland is moving ahead with a $47 million shelter and services project known as the Resource Access Center. It's the largest efforts underway to solve the city's notorious homelessness problem.

March 25, 2010 - The New York Times

Town Seek to Share Services as Budgets Dwindle

As city and state budgets tighten, town in New Jersey are looking to join forces and share services.

September 16, 2009 - The Star-Ledger

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