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Who Should Pay for Aging Water Infrastructure?

The best responses to this week's The Big Fix

Fentress Architects

9 Beautiful New Airport Terminals

If great design cured air travel woes, these airports would be set

Flckr/Michael_lehet

Chicago Asks Students to Help It Be More Transparent

A new Northwestern course starting in January tasks undergraduates with shining a light on city government

Courtesy Ginger Group

Consultants Imagine an Eiffel Tower Covered in Trees

The group wants to install greenery weighing 400 tons, along with an irrigation system

Postcard From Chicago

Tow truckers stealing cars and a fight over the gay pride parade route

Reuters

The Uncomfortable Relationship Between Bikes and Red Lights

Study finds that Portland cyclists regularly run reds

University Park Alliance

Building Community Around Downtown Jobs

An ambitious plan takes shape to revive downtown Akron

Snøhetta

A Bold Expansion for SFMOMA

Snøhetta's design will at last give San Francisco the museum it deserves

Blueseed

A Floating Silicon Valley for Techies Without Green Cards

A new business wants to provide immigrants a home off the cost of California

Reuters

Chart of the Day: For Pedestrians, November Is the Cruelest Month

A data expert in Toronto charts the most dangerous days for walkers

Courtesy Raad Studio

New York Officials Seek Investors for 'Low Line'

In a video, the MTA invites developers to build an underground park

Houston, Then and Now (1891 to 2011)

A cartographic look at Texas' largest city

University of Arkansas Libraries

The Washington That Never Was

A new exhibit explores the history of failed building proposals in the nation's capital

ITO

Mapping Traffic Fatalities Across the Country

A new interactive map shows where drivers, bikers and pedestrians were killed 

Courtesy Plan El Paso

The Best Smart Growth Projects in America

The EPA's newly released list includes a green learning center and an innovative civic gathering space

Postcard From Providence

Drug busts, red buildings and a former hotel housekeeper wins a city council seat

Reuters

How Americans Really React to High Gas Prices

A new analysis of gas prices in U.S. cities finds that even minor jumps in fuel costs send people to buses and rails

Reuters

How Las Vegas Created One of the Best Water Systems in America

This desert city has figured out innovative ways to cut down on leaks 

Reuters

Darker Cities, Brighter Stars

A movement tries to reclaim the night sky from urban light pollution