Category - What We’re Reading

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Nov

What We’re Reading: November 3, 2015

In this edition: The “Country Music Capital” is becoming more urban; Millennials are changing the way offices are designed; the suburb that isn’t.  

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Oct

What We’re Reading: October 20, 2015

In this edition: Loops and Lollipops; a sprawling city declares war on obesity; do helmet laws discourage people from riding bicycles? 

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Oct

What We’re Reading: October 6, 2015

In this edition: Cures for zombie malls; re-imagining a public space doesn’t have to be expensive; Huntsville’s metro economy is as large as a country with three times as many people. 

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Sep

What We’re Reading: September 22, 2015

In this edition: Does shopping on Amazon create more traffic?; Alabama explores a gas tax increase; mixed-use meets college football. 

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Sep

What We’re Reading: September 8, 2015

In this edition: the cost of gridlock; the “Internet of Things” helps city services run more efficiently; an unexpected city is a national leader in STEM jobs per capita.  

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Aug

What We’re Reading: August 25, 2015

In this edition: Dutch intersections in the US; using schools as community centers; can a trailer park survive in red-hot Silicon Valley? 

11
Aug

What We’re Reading: August 11, 2015

In this edition: Highway interchanges as works of art; an example of “tactical urbanism” in Boston; walking as a spectator sport. 

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Jul

What We’re Reading: July 28, 2015

In this edition: A state DOT realizes widening roads isn’t the answer to congestion; unique experiences for local businesses; innovation districts and advanced manufacturing. 

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Jul

What We’re Reading: July 14, 2015

In this edition: Single-use office parks aren’t doing well; alternatives to elevated downtown freeways; a trio of quality-of-life improvements are announced in Huntsville. 

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Jun

What We’re Reading: June 30, 2015

In this edition: Birmingham is taking steps to improve their transit system; Google dabbles in urban planning; cool office spaces in gritty neighborhoods. 

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