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Atlanta Will Be First City to Memorialize Convict Labor
Two monuments coming to Atlanta reckon with the city's history of using incarcerated laborers.
New Philly Bike Racks Blend Form, Function, Fire Hydrant Access
The clever designs serve multiple purposes—providing more bike parking while getting cars out of illegal parking spaces.
'Nudges' Can Reduce Plastic Bag Use Even Where Bans or Fees are Banned
Even in cities where state law pre-empts plastic bag fees, there are ways to reduce plastic waste.
Atlanta’s Night Mayor Will Govern More Than Parties
Atlanta is planning to focus on night-shift workers, part of a growing consciousness around night mayors’ responsibility to everyone who shares the night, whether that’s workers, people who are homeless or leisure seekers.
Chicago’s E-Scooter Program Is Now Permanent. But Will It Be Equitable?
After two pilots, Chicago has permanently legalized e-scooters in the city, but the equity provisions remain to be worked out.