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September 2012

There is a new star coming to Fenway. TOD becomes a neighbor

By: Francis DeCoste, TRA Chief Operating Officer As spring emerges, Bostonians usually shift their attention on all the action going at Fenway. Although this year, with the performance of the home town team being less than stellar, a new star... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on Sustainability: Planning for a self-sufficient Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Located in northwest Michigan and with a population of about 90,000 people, Grand Traverse County boasts a host of natural amenities and idyllic Great Lakes beauty. But like most places across the country, it has faced an economic slowdown in... Continue Reading →

Urban Roulette – Next American City

Earlier today, the Chicago Sun-Times reported that Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn had vetoed a controversial bill that would have brought gambling to that state’s largest urban center. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel vowed to rally support in the legislature for expanded gambling, stopping short... Continue Reading →

Boston officials approve Filene’s project

After a four-year work stoppage, the star-crossed Filene’s redevelopment is finally poised to move forward. Boston regulators Thursday approved construction of a 625-foot residential tower, and the restoration of the original Filene’s building into offices and stores. The $620 million... Continue Reading →

High-Speed Rail Is Definitely Green

Opponents of high-speed rail contend that it's a boondoggle because of its $68 billion pricetag. But a recent UC Berkeley study provides evidence that a California bullet train might be a good investment, particularly when it comes to reducing greenhouse... Continue Reading →

Are Dense Urban Neighborhoods More Resil

Are Dense Urban Neighborhoods More Resilient During Natural Disasters? | Streetsblog Capitol Hill http://ow.ly/djOEe

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