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February 2015

Are Water-Neutral Growth Policies the key to Building Sustainable Communities?

Mary Ann Dickinson | National Geographic We’re accustomed to waiting in lines for a football game, to buy movie tickets or perhaps to get a seat in the most coveted professor’s class. But what if we had to wait in... Continue Reading →

Garden State’s unified public-private vision

Jennifer Mazawey | Real Estate Weekly   In development, we often laud “public-private partnerships” – ultimately an overused blanket term for projects in which a state or local government is in some way financially vested. But, the reality is that... Continue Reading →

L.A. coalition wants to keep housing affordable near public transit projects

John Schreiber | My LA News With at least $40 billion in transportation projects being built or planned in the Los Angeles area over the coming years, a transit-focused coalition urged city leaders Tuesday to keep housing near transit corridors... Continue Reading →

Sacramento Gentrification Is Getting the Streetcar Boost

Rachel Dovey | Next City With cranes dominating skylines nationwide, redevelopment and displacement are often portrayed as the yin and yang of city makeovers — one a dark but inevitable counterpart to the other. But gentrification, as Susie Cagle wrote for... Continue Reading →

Use of data can help families benefit from public transit expansion

Michelle Riordan-Nold | CT Mirror The new CT fastrak busway presents a great opportunity for Hartford and New Britain residents, and for Connecticut. The expansion of public transit opens up more employment opportunities for the projected 16,000 riders a day using the new system.... Continue Reading →

Pedestrian accessibility enhances urban vitality in Buffalo

Daniel Baldwin Hess | The Buffalo News City planners have used the development of a new city zoning ordinance, the Green Code – to be adopted in the coming months – to reinvigorate planning for pedestrians in Buffalo. The Green... Continue Reading →

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