Category - What We’re Reading

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Jan

What We’re Reading: January 27, 2015

In this edition: The top “green” cities in the US aren’t what you think; what’s the difference between a “streetcar” and “light rail”?; the suburbs are gaining favor with Millennials… or are they?

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Jan

What We’re Reading: January 13, 2015

The first “What We’re Reading” of 2015! Inside: Florida is now bigger than New York; Americans are riding public transit more; could living in an area with a high rate of foreclosures affect your health?

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Dec

What We’re Reading: December 16, 2014

In this edition: You can’t build your way out of congestion; finding your way around Downtown Huntsville will get easier next year; does transit attract crime? NOTE: This is our last edition of 2014– What We’re Reading will return on January 13, 2015. 

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Dec

What We’re Reading: December 2, 2014

In this edition: What’s wanted by Millennials is also good for Boomers; Texas considers high-speed rail; the EPA considers new air quality standards that may have implications for Huntsville.

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Nov

What We’re Reading: November 18, 2014

In this edition: Kickstarter for governments; a “food hall” helps revitalize one city’s downtown; a retail space finds a tenant before it goes vacant. 

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Nov

What We’re Reading: November 4, 2014

In this edition: The young and educated are moving to smaller, more affordable cities; Maglev trains may be coming to the US; another downtown development moves forward. 

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Oct

What We’re Reading: October 21, 2014

In this edition: More downtown development; malls are making use of their parking lots; an historic baseball stadium is getting a facelift. 

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Oct

What We’re Reading: October 7, 2014

In this edition: The cities with the most bike commuters; a “diamond-in-the-rough” neighborhood gets a master plan; the APA announces its annual planning awards recipients. 

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Sep

What We’re Reading: September 23, 2014

In this edition: Tech start-ups find their footing in smaller cities, the domed stadium that won’t die, and a “food hub” rises in Louisville. 

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Sep

What We’re Reading: September 8, 2014

In this edition: Why retailers “cluster”; Uber comes to Alabama; designing cities for families. 

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