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From Motown to Growtown, to Frogtown

Another example of urban pioneers making a difference in the transformation of a decapitating American city.


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The New Places You’ll Go

Orton Family Foundation blog contributor, Anna Jones shares some nice thoughts about walkability and placemaking.


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Managing waste in an affordable community

How collaboration is fueling a massive cleanup effort in affordable communities around the world.


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Top Five Projects

A list of the EPA’s five winning projects around the country.


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Apple gets into TOD-Like!

Check out Lincoln Park’s newly-renovated subway station. It kind of makes us think about our TOD thought process in a bit of a different way. The high prices for land and property, along with the ubiquitous uncertainty about the direction of our cities; repositioning dilapidated, underutilized properties in great neighborhoods to serve transit seems like [...]


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What Good is A Stroller?

Ian Sacs, a transportation engineer based in New York City shares his youthful perspective (something we get our fair share of) with Planetizen.


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Geo Eco Slumdog?

Another take on The Geo Eco Lab, how some of the world’s leading architects and designers are rethinking the development model for the swag city of the future.


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Detroit Has The Answers

Palladium teams up with creatives from Virtue and Johnny Knoxville of MTV’s Jackass to do some real urban exploration in Detroit. They find some very intriguing stuff.


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How Public Transportation is Healthful

Although it isn’t the most convenient, nor most comfortable, PSFK writes a piece of the health benefits of public transportation.


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Lets Walk The Walk, Shouldn’t We?

Kaid Bedfield and David Roberts share their $.02 on issues with walkability and street connectivity.