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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.

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The Streetcar As a City's Moving Symbol

A survey of light rail aesthetics from around the world.

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Zipcar's Cities of the Future

Zipcar ranks U.S. cities on innovation, sustainability, and creativity.

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The American Worker's Housing Affordability Crisis

Nearly a quarter of working households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing.

Reuters

A Lukewarm Report Card for High-Occupancy Toll Lanes

These roadways have performed well by some traffic standards, but problems remain.

Mark Byrnes

San Diego Pushes Hard on Electric Vehicles

A public/private partnership that will help better understand EV consumer behavior

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A Fight for the Future of San Diego

Officials think they crafted a balanced regional transportation plan; two environmental groups, and the state Attorney General, don't

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How We're Failing Our Parks

America has more city parks, but less money to pay for them

ITO

Mapping Traffic Fatalities Across the Country

A new interactive map shows where drivers, bikers and pedestrians were killed 

Reuters

Thanksgiving Boom Towns

Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?

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Condos and Industry Collide in Downtown San Diego

A proposed residential development threatens a factory that employs 1,800

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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?

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The War on Red-Light Cameras

Houston and L.A. recently turned theirs off. Will others join them?

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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