No, U.S. Driving Has Not Hit an All-Time High, Austin, Illustrated, and more...

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

No, U.S. Driving Has Not Hit an All-Time High

At least not if you take population growth into account.

Eric Jaffe

Austin, Illustrated

Reagan Ray is illustrating 100 of his favorite Austin signs—many for establishments that are no longerwith us.

Kriston Capps

The Connection Between Vibrant Neighborhoods and Economic Growth

A new study of high-growth firms in Greater Washington, D.C., highlights the role of community in a thriving economy.

Richard Florida

The Case for Calling Brutalism 'Heroic' Instead

A conversation with the creators of Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston, which explores the city’s remarkable urban renewal legacy.

Mark Byrnes

How Railroad History Shaped Internet History

It’s no accident that Iowa, where the first transcontinental railroad began, is now home to a huge data-center industry.

Ingrid Burrington

The Tent City Next Door

Last week, officials announced they would shut down a large homeless encampment across the street from CityLab’s D.C. office. Where all those residents will end up is still unclear.

Kriston Capps

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