Now, more than ever, we need to maintain and improve policies that "unmask" our cities from air pollution and halt climate change

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Linda Bailey, Executive Director of the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) issued the following statement in response to the White House’s 2018 budget blueprint.

President Trump’s proposed budget would be a...

In one place, we've put together our best blogs of 2016. Click here to download a pdf or read the 10 best posts from our authors below.

 

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foreword Friday

Creating cities that work for everyone means seeing them from different perspectives—literally. In Seeing the Better City, urbanist writer, photographer, and land-use attorney...

Cities and states can step up their efforts to tackle global warming—with or without federal leadership.

Washburn

Few things in the world have as much immediate ability to shift me into a different mood, into a different and more positive outlook, than birds—seeing them, hearing them, watching their often frenetic but joyful movements and machinations. Birds, and...

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December 12, 2016; 10:00 AM EST & 9:00 PM EST (2 sessions)

Growth of modern cities requires embrace of nature.

Growth of modern cities requires embrace of nature.

When I think about climate change, I like to look at a photo of my daughter and her two dear friends—not just because of their sweet smiles, but because the photo offers an important clue to how we can design cities to thrive in uncertain times.

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