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The U.S. Airports Most Likely To Influence the Spread of Global Disease

The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.

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Sometimes the Simplest Ideas Make the Best Pop-Ups

Five blocks of a downtown Cleveland boulevard were temporarily transformed this spring.

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In Cleveland, Green Goals Are Transformed Into Community Development

Worker-owned cooperatives are leveraging the city's the biggest institutions to create jobs in the impoverished neighborhoods right next door.

5 Surprising Ways Animals Are Helping Cities

You've seen a police officer on horseback, but have you seen a goat in a department of public works uniform?

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The Growing Popularity of Bus Rapid Transit

When designed the right way, a BRT line can be a smart alternative to more expensive modes of public transit.

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Cleveland’s Downtown Rebound

Growth downtown has outpaced Cleveland's suburbs and exurbs.

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Why Is a Patent Troll in Luxembourg Suing U.S. Public Transit Agencies?

ArrivalStar claims it invented live transit alerts. Your apps, taxpayer dollars, and the open data movement are all at stake.

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Supporting Local Business with the Muscle of a 'Cash Mob'

At events all over the country, neighbors who want their money to stay local are swarming mom-and-pop shops.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bus Rapid Transit

A new database corrals just about everything that's known about the 134 BRT systems in the world.

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The Midwest's Big Economic Miscalculation

The rebirth of traditional industries isn't necessarily a good thing.

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Is the Retro Ballpark Movement Officially Over?

20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.

You Are Where You Wear

The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.

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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

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Bringing Ohio's Rust Belt Industries Into the 21st Century

A regional organization helps old commodities industries find new niches for their products

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The Psychology of Ruin Porn

Why we can't take our eyes off images of old buildings and decrepit interiors

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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

The Best Of 'Best Ofs' of 2011

A round-up of the strangest city highlights from alternative weeklies around the country

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The Folly of Corporate Relocation Incentives

When cities compete to lure big companies, no one wins

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Cleveland Lays Out the Welcome Mat

Global Cleveland hopes to use the city's economic growth and downtown development to lure 100,000 new residents