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Friday, October 9, 2015

Why California's Poorest Towns Still Can't Connect to Water

In the dried-out San Joaquin Valley, consolidating water systems brings out ugly politics.

Laura Bliss

Is Detroit Really Rebounding?

In some parts of the stricken city, the turnaround is here. Other parts are still waiting.

Kriston Capps

Public Transit Does Not Have to Reduce Traffic Congestion to Succeed

There are plenty of other benefits that have nothing to do with drivers.

Eric Jaffe

Making the Case for Symmetrical Cities

The architect Ann Sussman argues urban design should pay more attention to cognitive science.

Anthony Flint

When Neighborhoods Gentrify, Why Don't Their Public Schools Improve?

“Gentrification, it turns out, usually stops at the schoolhouse door,” the reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones has argued.

Ester Bloom

Why You're Paying More ATM Fees—and Where

Sorry, Atlanta.

Tanvi Misra

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