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Forbes Reports: "America's Most Fuel-Efficient Neighborhoods"

Forbes: "With the national average price of gasoline topping $4 a gallon, it's a propitious time to make the case for gas-sipping neighborhoods.

Garrison Keillor in the International Herald Tribune: "At $5 a gallon, we'll start telling stories again"

In a recent Op-ed in the International Herald Tribune, Garrison Keillor writes: "The fantasy of comfortable vagabondage lies deep within each one of us, though, and once, 30 years ago, driving a GMC m

California Adopts State-wide Policy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

James Temple, of the San Francisco Chronicle, writes about one of the first state-level global warming plans to get serious about emission.

Demographic Changes, High Gasoline Prices Fuel Demand for Urban Living

In a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, Jonathan Karp suggests that rising fuel costs and a desire to abandon the suburban culture of the previous half-century is causing both baby boomers and

CRA/LA, Largest Redevelopment Agency in the Nation, Goes “Green”

According to a recent release on their website, the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles (CRA/LA), has decided to move forward with its ambitious Healthy Neighborhoods Policy.