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Walk Score Announces America's Most Walkable Neighborhoods

Today Walk Score unveiled its rankings of the 2,508 most walkable neighborhoods in the United States. This is a great resource from Walk Score, and a fun one to boot. ... read more »

Driving Down Real Estate: Will Higher Commuting Costs Kill the Suburbs?

In an interview for NPR in 2005, Daniel McGinn boasted "[My commute] may be the most profitable part of my day." In this Newsweek article, McGinn describes the effects that rising fuel costs have had ... read more »

HSBC Seeks USGBC's Gold Certification for new Mettawa Headquarters, Benfield reacts

Planning Stages - Chicago Business: " (Crain's) — In a boost to the suburban commercial real estate market, HSBC North America Holdings Inc. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

Suburban Office Space Losing Occupancy and Value

In a recent article from the Chicago Tribune, Robert Manor writes about the decline in desirable office space in the suburbs, and therefore the value of that space overall. ... read more »

American Chambers of Commerce: Sustainable Economic Development

In an article recently published in the ACCE Journal, Scott Polikov approaches the idea of how to achieve sustainable development and what it means for chamber executives who are working to increase t ... read more »

Housing Market Continued: Beat the Gasoline Prices

In the San Diego Business Journal, Ned Randolph continues to write about the high prices in gasoline and how moving closer to work can help beat the issue. ... read more »

Environmental Capital: Pricey Gas Drives People to Move

In this recent article, Keith Johnson from the Wall Street Journal writes about the pricey gas rates and how it has sparked the move of many Americans. ... read more »

The Evolution of Tysons Corner

Community leaders of Tysons Corner, Virginia, once a poster-perfect example of an 'edge city', have increasingly been seeking strategies to create a more walkable pedestrian-friendly form of urbanism ... read more »

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 ... read more »