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The Oz of Los Angeles Traffic Lights

How the city controls its traffic system, then and now.

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The Case for Job Density in a Telecommuting Age

Cities will have to serve workers in different ways than they have in the past. But smart growth is more vital than ever.

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Can Hong Kong Solve its Garbage Crisis?

The cramped city-state is only years away from running out of landfill space.

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Guerrilla Wayfinding in Raleigh

Plus a look back at some of our favorite recent tactical urbanism installations.

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Portlander Designs Electric, Boxy Scooter of the Future

For those who love riding around town on what looks like a ridiculously large iPod, there is the BOXX.

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Oakland’s Sporting Hopes Dim

Without redevelopment money, plans to entice the A’s and Raiders to stay falter.

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Ode of the Day: In Defense of L.A.

GOOD writer Cord Jefferson on falling in love with the West Coast.

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Locals to Christo: Don't Drape Fabric Over Our River

This is the opponents’ last stand, though it's likely the project will be approved.

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If You Want Nice People, Make Nice Places

A Pavement to Parks program spruces up public spaces. Will it help keep the homeless away?

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American Schools Are Failing Miserably at Science Education

The majority of U.S. states have "mediocre to awful" standards in science, according to a brutal new scorecard.

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Cities Are Ground Zero for the Foreclosure Crisis

States are still struggling with foreclosures, but as new figures show, metro areas bear the brunt.

Postcard From New York

Local churches come together to protest a recently-passed ban on worship services in public schools.

How to Memorialize the AIDS Crisis

A look at some ideas for a park in New York City.

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'Taking Back the Town From the Automobile'

A clever idea for reclaiming the suburbs from endless driving.

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Ignoring Canada’s Minorities in Police Statistics

A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.

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What Taxis Add to Public Transit

Cabs don't have to compete with buses and subways - they can complement them.

You Already Own the Next Most Important Transportation Planning Tool

Your cell phone may provide the insight planners need to develop more efficient roads.

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The Greening of Houston

How America's oil and gas capitol came to design a park at the forefront of green public space.

Map of the Day: How People Travel Around a City

An artist and cartographer lays out 10,000 tweets to map cities' most popular routes.