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Starting a Marijuana Business in Colorado Will Cost a Small Fortune

Retail pot licensing fees are going to be massive in the state. 

Greg Thow

The Story Behind That Incredible Photo of Denver's Colossal Cloud

Believe it or not, little digital trickery was involved in the making this image of a monster cumulonimbus dominating Denver.

An Effort to Gather the Best New Urban Policy Innovations in One Place

According to a survey of 200 experts.

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In the Climate Change Economy, It's About Efficiency, Not Just Growth

North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.

Reuters

The Case for Making Bike-Share Membership an Employee Benefit

An early wave of New York City companies is willing to foot the bill for workers who plan to commute with Citi Bike.

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How the Location of State Capitals Influences Political Corruption

Remote cities are especially vulnerable to scandal, according to a new study.

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The Uncertain Future of Public Roads

More and more states are privatizing highways and roads. Whether that's a good thing or a bad thing is a matter of increasing debate.

MPI's Zara Matheson

America's Most Post-Industrial Metros

The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.

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Homeless in the Suburbs: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

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After Decades of Sprawl, Density Comes to Denver

The city's push for transit-oriented development has paid off, according to a new report.

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Meet the Former NASA Scientist Who's Teaching Coloradans How to Grow Marijuana Legally

Dale J. Chamberlain's HASH courses are specifically designed to comply with Colorado's new cannabis law. 

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This Name That Neighborhood Game Will Distract You All Afternoon

So you think you know your city?

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The Case Against One-Way Streets

One civil engineer believes trip capacity will increase if cities turn to two-way streets.

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Does Human Capital Tend to Cluster in Center Cities or the Suburbs?

According to new research, where college-educated folks live has a lot to do with population size.

Denver's Innovative Strategy to Give Public Housing Residents What They Want

The Housing Authority is using a cultural audit to redevelop the city's outdated South Lincoln Homes, not far from downtown.

2012's Most Important Preservation Battles

The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.

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A Brief History of the Barnes Dance

Cities have largely given up on pedestrian scrambles — but some are bringing them back.

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This Most Recent Decline in U.S. Violent Crime Is Different From the Last One

Homicide rates have fallen significantly in some places. Does economic development deserve the credit?

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To Get America Growing Again, We Have to Look to Our Most Productive Metro Areas

The United States is not just as a single national economy but a collection of city and metro economies, and they're growing at starkly different rates.