How to Fix a Broken Police Department, The Case for Taxing Bottled Water, and more...

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

How to Fix a Broken Police Department

Reforms were slow to take hold in Cincinnati, but when they did, they drove down crime while also reducing arrests.

Alana Semuels

The Case for Taxing Bottled Water

The public should be able to recoup some of the social, ethical, and environmental costs of bottled water.

Laura Bliss

Toward the Peaceful Coexistence of Buses and Bikes

A design solution known as the “floating” bus stop is gaining attention in U.S. cities.

Sarah Goodyear

How Wisconsin Highway Opponents Cried 'Peak Car' (and Won)

A federal district court ruled against a highway expansion on the grounds of flawed traffic predictions.

Eric Jaffe

The Hourly Wage Needed to Rent a 2-Bedroom Apartment in Every U.S. State, Mapped

The figures highlight the mismatch between dipping job earnings and soaring housing costs.

Tanvi Misra

UFO-Shaped Clouds Appear Over Texas

It's rare to find these types of formations in the South.

John Metcalfe