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Obama: All aboard high-speed rail

Proving he is serious about (finally) developing high-speed rail in the United States, President Obama Thursday released his Vision ... read more »

America Reurbanizing: Wall Street Journal sees more exurbs becoming economic laggards

Reports of formerly halcyon exurban subdivisions becoming troubled centers of foreclosure ... read more »

Tourney time! CNU street diagram advances farther than Duke, Pitt, Louisville

Big news isn't supposed to happen on the weekends unless it's sports-related or something ginned up by the cable news gum flappers, but there's always an exception to the rule. ... read more »

This year, catch the streetcar to an urban Street of Dreams

Saturday, March 21, 2009 The Oregonian http://www.oregonlive.com/business/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/business/12... ... read more »

Christie begins race for N.J. governor. He talked about cities as if he were a Democrat.

"In order to grow our economy and improve our state, I will propose a plan to renew our cities." "I have come to firmly believe that the only way to improve our state is to improve our cities. ... read more »

SUSPEND HOPE VI

SUSPEND HOPE VI ... read more »

TIME Magazine: Recycling Suburbia is #2 "Idea Changing the World Right Now"

TIME Magazine recently released its list of the “10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now,” highlighting some of the progressive ideas reshaping the face of our global economy. ... read more »

What to do with dying shopping malls

Fifty years after it was first conceptualized, the American shopping mall is dying off. ... read more »

WSJ March 7, 2009: "A Hole Grows in Brooklyn" Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards Debacle

Now officials have a mess on their hands. The development got just far enough to do considerable damage to the neighborhood without progressing far enough to do any good... ... read more »

The Full System of Sustainability: Sonoma Mountain Village

'Green' living sometimes feels like all the craze these days. Cars, cosmetics, furniture, packaging, and buildings are just a few common items marketed and sold as 'sustainable' products. ... read more »