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Why We Should Build a National Internet System Under the National Highway System

A "broadband superhighway" would broaden digital access, boost the economy, and lay the foundation for an intelligent transportation system.

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Who Reads the Most: Cities, Suburbs, or Rural Areas?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the biggest nerd of them all?

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How To Talk About Cities Without Ticking Off Folks Who Don't Live There

Because “smart growth” can sound like code for “the rest of you are dumb.”

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Census Figures Reveal a Vastly Rural India

Despite much urbanization, the majority of the country's growing population is living in rural areas and with few resources.

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How To Protect America's Countryside from Sprawl

The sustainability community has turned some overdue attention to small towns. But how can we preserve the places in between?

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A Voice for Urban Appalachia

The stereotypically rural region has a new online publication embracing its urban side

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Smart Growth Advocates Shouldn't Ignore Rural Communities

Small towns deserve funding too

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The Great Urban-Rural Happiness Debate

Some numbers say small-town folk are happier than city folk, but the true story is much more complicated