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feb 20, 2019

You Can’t Design Bike-Friendly Cities Without Considering Race and Class

Bike equity is a powerful tool for reducing inequality. Too often, cycling infrastructure is tailored only to wealthy white cyclists.

Anne Lusk

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Finding Home in a Parking Lot

The number of unsheltered homeless living in their cars is growing. Safe Parking programs from San Diego to King County are here to help them.

Sarah Holder

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Cities: Don’t Fall in the Branding Trap

From Instagram stunts to Edison bulbs, why do so many cities’ marketing plans try to convince people that they’re exactly like somewhere else?

Aaron Renn

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With Trains Like Schwebebahn, No Wonder Germans Love Public Transit

Infrastructure like this makes it clear why Germany continues to produce enthusiasm for public transit, generation after generation.

Benjamin Schneider

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New York’s Ejection of Amazon Is the Start of a Movement

NYC lawmakers who led a resistance campaign against HQ2 are declaring victory. And already, they have plans to escalate their opposition to tax incentives.

Sarah Holder

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Amazon’s HQ2 Fiasco Will Cost the Company More Than It Costs New York

The mega-company has bucked dealing reasonably with New York City, Seattle, and any community that asks them to pay for its freight.

Richard Florida

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