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So we all want to write New Years posts about resolutions we should make — mostly resolutions we could have made last year and will probably make again next year.

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Reposted from the Alliance for Biking & Walking's blog with permission. The American Community Survey (ACS), which is performed...

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Austin’s streetcar proposal has been burning up the transit headlines recently, and for good reason. After years of planning, the first leg of the route has finally come into focus, ready for approval. But there is contention. Not so much with the route...

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We had a few minutes with author Darrin Nordahl and asked him his thoughts on how to transform transit. Island Press: Why are Americans so obsessed with driving...

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There will be many accolades bestowed upon Los Angeles at this year’s American Planning Association conference. And no doubt many of them will be reserved for L.A.’s forward-thinking transportation policies; well deserved, since public transit generally...

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How did the crash happen? Over-inflating the economic balloon with debt that was vulnerable to rises in oil price. What do we do about it? Use non-oil-based projects and approaches to generate economic growth or else we are going to make things...

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Much ink and paper profits have been spilt over the past few months over the financial and housing crisis.  Almost all of it has been focused on the short-term consequences of the US housing industry structurally overbuilding the wrong product...

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San Francisco ranks at the top in walkable urbanism on countless surveys. In the Brookings' survey I released in December of 2007 (Footloose and Fancy Free; A Field Survey of Walkable Urban Places in the Top 30 US Metropolitan Areas,...

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In these recessionary times, it is easy to be depressed....and there is good reason given how poorly this economy has been managed and the many fundamental financial imbalances (private and public debt, declining dollar, declining confidence in the US...

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