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Americans are increasingly demanding more walkable and transit-friendly neighborhoods that provide a higher quality of living. Despite pockets of revitalization, however, most US metros continue to follow old patterns of sprawl and central city...

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How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? What should a clever moose eat?

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In Urban Acupuncture, architect and urbanist Jaime Lerner celebrates “pinpricks” of urbanism—projects, people, and...

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Have you heard all the buzz? From reviews in Wall Street Journal to interviews in ...

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Did you catch Lucy Moore's blog post about the Bundy brothers last week? Since the late 1980s, Lucy has worked as a mediator, facilitator, trainer and...

A clear grasp of economics is essential to understanding why environmental problems arise and how we can address them. So it is with good reason that Markets and the Environment...

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Where there's a will, there's a way. That's what Gabe Klein believes anyway.

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As Thanksgiving approaches, take a moment to consider your food. Ask children where food comes from, and they’ll probably answer: “the supermarket.” Ask most adults, and their replies may not be much different. Where our foods are raised and what...

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This week, NACTO held its fourth annual Designing Cities conferencein Austin, TX. The Designing Cities conference convenes transportation leaders and practicioners from across the country to discuss key trends in urban street design and transportation...

As we are learning the hard way, the new normal of climate change and a volatile, hyper-connected global economy mean that sudden natural disasters and unforeseen supply chain disruptions are here to stay—and pursuing business as usual is no longer a...

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