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Who's Willing to Pay for Renewable Energy?

More results from our State of the City poll.

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So What Exactly Is a 'Road Diet'?

A closer look at what's been called "one of the transportation safety field's greatest success stories."

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Every City Is the Death Star With This 'Space Station' Map Skin

One woman's tribute to her favorite post-apocalyptic, science-fiction worlds.

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Why the Kashmir Floods Have Been So Deadly

The disaster highlights the cost of careless urban planning and environmental mismanagement.

Benjamin Rosamond

Watch One World Trade Center Get Built Through a Time-Lapse Video

See years of construction fly by in this ode to rebuilding after devastation.

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There's Evidence That Fracking Increases Health Risks for Those Living Nearby

Skin problems and upper respiratory symptoms were reported by those living less than a mile from actively fracked gas wells.

David Zinck

An Urban Lab Helps Cities Switching to LED to See the Light

Cities considering a move to LED street lamps can see them in action at the Danish Outdoor Lighting Lab.

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Americans Love Local Government—They Just Don't Necessarily Want More of It

Survey respondents who reported the highest satisfaction with local government services weren't inclined to support spending more on it—especially among whites.

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You Now Have a Legal Right to Write Bad Yelp Reviews in California

California businesses will now face penalties if they try to fine customers for negative comments.

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The Long-Lost Design Bible of the NYC Subway Is (Briefly) Back in Print

It essentially created the face of the subway as we know it today.

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The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious

How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread

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Local Charities Seem Great If You're White and Rich

Many factors influence people's attitudes about community service organizations, including whether or not they know those groups exist.

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The Rise of Real Estate Tech

Another feather in New York’s cap: It's home to the nascent high-tech real estate industry.

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The Traffic Lights of Tomorrow Will Actively Manage Congestion

The humble traffic signal is gaining some new responsibilities.

Scientists Discover Dozens of Monuments Hidden Below Stonehenge

This field of ancient stones may be more complex than initially believed.

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A Major Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change

We're 20 years away from catastrophe, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Prisons Are Facing Aging Populations, Too

The number of U.S. prisoners age 50 and over has increased 330 percent since 1994.

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Networking Can Make People Feel Physically Dirty

Research shows schmoozing for career growth can make you feel slimy—literally. It doesn't have to be that way.

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Why Isn't Congress Throwing a Lifeline to Millions of Drowning Homeowners?

We need get the housing market back to normal as quickly as possible. So isn't reauthorizing the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act a no-brainer?