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Crowdsourcing a healthy town in the UK: How you set a healthy standard for an entire town? How about
Crowdsource Placemaking Lab opens: This is a site for defining, talking about and providing examples of
Pop-up bicycle coffee stand: Now that you’ve now been introduced to Bicycle City, when it comes
City leaders, looking for revenue? Go urban!: Or at least go two to three stories. What more precisely is
Car-free community proposed in South Carolina: If you’re passionate about walking, biking and living outside of the city,
Developer announces crowdsourced placemaking program: One would be hard pressed to find any real estate development firms
London’s new highway system… for bikes: Looks like your typical highway map doesn’t it? Except this isn’t for
Biking moving into the U.S. mainstream: You know what it was like with commuting by bike in the
SF’s ‘parklets’ trade parking for people: If all continues to go well, San Francisco’s business and resident groups
Next up for Better Block in TX: A plaza: It just keeps getting better in Oak Cliff, Texas for its Better
Investment follows the walking, biking crowd: Ah, the effectiveness of graphics, from the socially innovative folks at
Cape Town’s spectacular World Cup fan walk: So, you’re South Africa and hosting the biggest event in the world,
Crowdsourcing green cities more ways than one: Wouldn’t cities be a lot greener (literally and figuratively) with more trees
Coworking 2010: Like anything in business, coworking is evolving. Here’s where coworking stands today,
The shift from (auto)mobile to mobile (device): It’s no longer cool to be in a mobile device as much
iPhone reception – pedestrian plaza tradeoff: Here’s a ‘looking at the bright side’ perspective for iPhone users in
Cairo to go pedestrian-only in downtown: One of the most dangerous cities for pedestrians will soon become one
Remixing the supermarket: The first thought may be when looking at this photo may be,
Design cities for people instead of cars by 2030: What will our cities look like in 2030 when we’ve run out
Crowdsourcing a library of favorite places: What are the coolest, discovered or undiscovered places locally and around the
Emerging generations, ‘Who needs a car?: That’s the growing sentiment among Gen Yers, those in their teens and
The New Urban Workplace: In the industrial economy people worked in factories. In the services/information economy
B-Cycle takes bike sharing to new high in Denver: It’s not the first bike sharing system in the U.S. (which is
Top cities for creatives in 2010: We all know there’s no way someone’s city ranking is going to
Transparent ‘keeping it real’ development: Now there’s a term you don’t hear very often, but you’re going
Start-up coworking with a social mission: First there was coworking without a space, aka coffeehouses with wi-fi. Then
Creative village in Orlando?: What do you do with an abandoned city-owned 68-acre parking lot and
TEDx transcript on crowdsourced placemaking: While they put together the videos for the TEDx in Washington DC
Public market and plaza coming to San Jose: When people are asked what’s missing in their downtown, you’ll often hear
Streetcars coming to 22 cities in next 2 years?: One indication that people are becoming increasingly more interested in getting around