How Chicago Turned an Industrial Waste Site Into a Nature Lovers' and Cyclists' Paradise, Mayors vs. Trump, and more...

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

How Chicago Turned an Industrial Waste Site Into a Nature Lovers' and Cyclists' Paradise

The Big Marsh was once home to nine steel mills. Now it’s where bikes and rare birds roam.

Ben Schulman

Mayors vs. Trump

City leaders across the U.S. see the Republican nominee’s rhetoric as a threat to their diversity and inclusivity.

Vann R. Newkirk II

Why Democrats and Republicans Need to Talk About Affordable Housing

The lack of affordable housing in the U.S. should be a top priority for any incoming administration. Where’s the discussion?

Kriston Capps

Why Portland, of All Places, Came Late to Bike-Share

The famously bicycle-friendly city says its “smart-bike” program, Biketown, was worth the wait.

Andrew Small

Streetcar Tracks Cause a Huge Number of Bike Crashes in Toronto

The rails are to blame for one-third of incidents requiring emergency-room care.

John Metcalfe

How to Survive a Heat Wave

Hint: It helps to be young.

David Dudley

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