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San Jose Tests AI Translation Tool to Improve Access to Public Meetings

More than half of the city’s population speaks a language other than English at home, making translation services a key pillar of accessibility.

May 22, 2024 - GovTech

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Chicago Seeks Public Input on Clark Street Improvements

The city is creating a strategy for improvements in the Clark Street corridor to improve the area's walkability and stimulate the local economy.

February 1, 2022 - City of Chicago

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Legoland Proposal Splits Community

A new Legoland theme park proposed for the town of Goshen, north of New York City, has received a mixed response from the community.

January 5, 2017 - The Chronicle

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9 Ways to Ruin a Community Meeting

An article in CityLab says organizers and facilitators should avoid a few simple mistakes to help improve community meetings.

February 23, 2016 - CityLab

Philadelphia Leads the Largest Cities in America for Bicycle Mode Share

A new report from The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia shows that Philadelphia's bicycle mode share is more than double that of Chicago's (the big city with the second-greatest share).

May 11, 2011 - philly.com

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