Buffalo

Reuters

Zen and the Art of Snow Plow Maintenance

When it comes to allocating resources to remove snow, cities can often only guess and hope for the best

Reuters

The Tricky Second Wave of Urban Highway Removals

For a lot of cities, demolishing the most obvious candidates was the easy part

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Fixing the Rust Belt by Shrinking It

New studies suggest that we can revitalize the Rust Belt by increasing core density

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New City Slogans of 2011

The best - and strangest - in urban catch phrases

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Winner of the Day: Buffalo

The city received the top score in a federal school funding challenge

Reuters

Finding the Route of Least Emissions

Experts are working on models that would bring green-routing to your GPS

Buffalo, Then and Now (1902-2011)

A look at how modern Buffalo compares with the city in its heyday

Buffalo Unscripted

Documenting the Local Perspective on Buffalo

The National Trust for Historic Preservation talked to more than 500 Buffalonians for a new documentary project

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Buffalo's Decrepit Train Station Becomes the City's Newest Classroom

The city is turning the station's front yard into a center for ecology and sustainable development

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Civic Symbolism: A Survey of City Hall Architecture

Which city hall buildings manage to capture something specific about a city's culture?

A Grassroots Guide to Saving the Rust Belt

Jack Storey of the group Saving Cities on their new film, 'Red, White & Blueprints'

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The World's Best Subway Maps

20 mass transit maps worthy of hanging on your wall

Mark Byrnes

Why I Love My City: Tom Toles on Buffalo

Washington Post political cartoonist reflects on life in his hometown

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Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation