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Too Many Metro Areas Are Still Failing to Connect Workers and Jobs

Most jobs are near mass transit. But actually taking transit to work is out of the question for most Americans.

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Greetings From a Dam

Why there are so many old postcards of dams.

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The Urban and Suburban Fortune 500

Where the biggest American companies are located relative to cities.

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Now Streaming: 'The City Dark'

Documentary film looks at the impact of light pollution in cities.

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Breadbaskets and Water Hogs

Stark maps highlight inefficiencies in global food production.

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How to Dramatically Alter British Columbia's Carbon Footprint

A tree-less B.C. would be a carbon catastrophe.

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Great Moments in Mayoral Candor

From "Who wrote this shit?" to "Aloha, motherfuckers."

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After Deaths, Villagers Block Trucks From Dumping Bangalore's Trash

Garbage piles on the streets of the Indian city as villagers protest dump's contamination.

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The Locations and Ranges of London's Olympic Missiles

The U.K. is planning to protect its upcoming Olympics with missiles. Here's where they're shooting from and how far they can fly.

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The Social Side of Urban Earthquake Risk

Creating a better measure of non-physical urban factors in post-earthquake damage.

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A Quest for Consensus on Boston Neighborhood Boundaries

An interactive mapping effort tries to find where locals think their neighborhoods actually are.

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Why Environmental Reviews Are Slowing Down Big Projects

It takes a long time to get big infrastructure investments through the process, but it doesn't have to.

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Moscow, Super-Sized

The Russian capital has officially added more than 500 square miles to its footprint.

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Don't Hide Cell Phone Antennas, Embrace Them

They're an increasingly important part of our lives, but we've shunned them into hiding on rooftops and in fake trees.

Nate Berg

The Community Television

Seeing a public amenity in a street-facing TV in Ann Arbor.

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How Suburban Lawns Can Fight Climate Change

Lawns can play a key role in absorbing carbon dioxide emissions.

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Urban vs. Suburban Growth in U.S. Metros

It's cities versus suburbs in these maps of population growth.

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The 440 Cities Driving Global Growth

Cities in emerging economies will play a huge role in increasing global GDP between now and 2025.

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Big Cities on the Rise

Cities in the South and the West are leading the urban influx.