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Planning and art don't traditionally mix, but that's changing. Embedded at NYC's Department of Design and Construction, artist Mary Miss envisions public art as an infrastructural aid.
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May 17, 2017, 2pm PDT
When Wolverine Human Services bought 11 acres of East Detroit planning to remove abandoned houses for a U-Pick Orchard, neighbors protested. Now they've pivoted and aim to provide a resource to the community rather than run an agro-business.
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May 17, 2017, 7am PDT
Headquarters campus of Amazon will include housing for homeless who would have been displaced by the company’s purchase of the hotel that included their shelter.
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May 13, 2017, 11am PDT
The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy has released its third biannual City Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
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May 3, 2017, 9am PDT
A loan program helps non-profits procure affordable apartment buildings that might otherwise be snatched up by speculative developers.
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May 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The people who work for city parks and recreation departments were surveyed about sustainability successes and challenges.
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May 2, 2017, 7am PDT
Bringing together the city, developers, and philanthropic support, Fitz Forward aims to redevelop 300 parcels. Backers hope it will serve as a model for other neighborhoods.
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April 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
NYU study finds 30% decrease in use of disposable bags since the city of Chicago implemented a seven-cent tax on them.
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April 25, 2017, 5am PDT
Real-time arrival clocks have been in operation on New York's numbered subway lines since 2006, but they'll soon be on the way for lettered lines as well.
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April 22, 2017, 1pm PDT
NACTO complains that unsanctioned bikeshares are dangerous and inequitable, others counter these companies provide a valuable service that the market has shown a demand for.
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April 9, 2017, 5am PDT
Non-profit developers are joining forces to increase their buying power in the pricey New York housing market.
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April 8, 2017, 1pm PDT
In Seattle, City Hall wants to open the neighborhood planning process to new demographics. The changes have rattled traditional neighborhood councils.
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April 7, 2017, 7am PDT
Where aging infrastructure is concerned, most of us don't immediately think of old dams. But there are a lot of them. Environmental advocates want to see them go, and in recent years de-damming has picked up speed.
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April 5, 2017, 6am PDT
Wells Fargo received an historic "double downgrade" from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) as a result of its Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination.
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April 3, 2017, 10am PDT
America's tech capital might be great at innovation, but innovation in bike transportation hasn't been a priority. Perhaps that's starting to change.
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March 31, 2017, 6am PDT
An intrepid grad student at MIT created a graphic that shows off the color palettes of U.S. and Canadian transit lines.
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March 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The League of American Bicyclists publishes a Bicycle Friendly State ranking as part of its Bicycle Friendly State program.
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March 28, 2017, 7am PDT
Building on support from the Rockefeller Foundation, Pittsburgh has released a framework for its future resilience efforts. Concrete details are still to come.
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March 20, 2017, 2pm PDT
What happens when SXSW stops being polite, and starts getting real?
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March 19, 2017, 5am PDT
A clean environment isn't the only benefit of clean energy. Clean energy jobs are also providing economic mobility for many of the 3 million people employed in the industry.
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