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August 24, 2020, 7am PDT
Property taxes have traditionally been viewed as recession-proof channels for local revenue, but first the Great Recession, and now the pandemic depression, are proving to be exceptions to the rule.
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August 9, 2020, 11am PDT
Speed limits are currently determined by a calculation that considers only the status quo of vehicular velocity. Standard practices for speed limit setting and legislators should prioritize the safety of community members, according to this article.
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July 15, 2020, 5am PDT
London announced another sweeping round of changes to its transportation priority, further cementing the future of active transportation both during and after the pandemic.
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April 24, 2020, 7am PDT
Faced with the task of rethinking its transportation systems in the face of the ongoing public health crisis, Paris and the Île-de-France are clearing the way for people on bikes.
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December 3, 2019, 9am PST
Looking to boost awareness of the special charms of your unique city? Look for chances to leverage placemaking when place marketing.
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August 19, 2019, 10am PDT
These researchers call for dangerous, large-sized SUVs to be removed from the road.
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June 5, 2019, 7am PDT
The construction industry is building less "attainable housing" than demanded by the market.
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June 3, 2019, 12pm PDT
Copenhagen may have already met its bicycling goal of 50 percent of modal share for commuting, but it needs to improve the share for all trips. With less funding available, the city is pursuing low cost strategies, such as auto parking removal.
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March 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
The floodwaters still haven't subsided in parts of the Midwest, and lessons about climate change, extreme weather and proactive planning are badly needed to avoid similar catastrophes in the future.
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March 16, 2019, 11am PDT
An analysis of retail data suggests that vehicle restrictions in the city center led to more sales and less emissions.
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March 5, 2019, 7am PST
Car manufacturers are expected to strongly opposed regulations that would require speed limiting technology in all new cars.
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January 12, 2019, 9am PST
Ride-hailing company Beat hopes its dedicated safety team and linked accounts service will make its service attractive to women in Mexico’s capital.
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January 9, 2019, 2pm PST
In Minneapolis and San Francisco, public transit agencies are considering loyalty programs to boost ridership.
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January 5, 2019, 5am PST
With world population to grow by about 2 billion by 2050, and with more people eating higher on the food chain as nations develop economically, can world agriculture reduce its carbon footprint? A new World Resources Institute report shows how.
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December 19, 2018, 5am PST
A new five year Cycling Action Plan explains London's ambitions to become a leading city for cycling—in the name of the environment, traffic safety, and congestion relief.
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December 12, 2018, 8am PST
His work in Chicago has created spaces that protect and celebrate black lives and experience.
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November 29, 2018, 12pm PST
A new smart-parking startup lets drivers claim spots, in the cloud and in physical space.
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November 12, 2018, 7am PST
When it comes to food delivery, every second counts.
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August 21, 2018, 12pm PDT
While the housing crisis of expensive coastal cities gets all the attention, many parts of the country are challenged with real estate markets that lack the stability to attract investments.
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August 8, 2018, 6am PDT
Columbus, Ohio has stood out from its midwest peer cities, with strong growth. Can the city keep it up?
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