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Posts Tagged ‘cities’

Guest on The Infra Blog: Aaron M. Renn, Urban Affairs Analyst and Founder of The Urbanophile

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Aaron M. Renn on The Infra Blog

Aaron M. Renn is The Urbanophile, an opinion-leading urban affairs analyst, entrepreneur, speaker, and writer on a mission to help America’s cities thrive in the 21st century.

“Fundamentally, we have to take a hard look in the mirror and realize that, to some extent, the systems that we have in place in America are a reflection of the values of the people who live here…The public needs to take a look in the mirror and say this is what we’ve chosen as a society.”

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City Versus Suburban Growth In Small Metro Areas

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

SMART GROWTH AMERICA
Cities are growing faster than their suburbs for the first time in recent history, and this new trend applies to some of the country’s smallest metro areas as well as the biggest.

Earlier this year, the Brookings Institution released new research which revealed cities in the country’s 51 largest metropolitan areas were, on average, growing faster than their suburbs for the first time in decades.

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More Broken Bridges Than Golden Arches [INFOGRAPHIC]

Monday, November 14th, 2011
More Broken Bridges Than Golden Arches

“There are more deficient bridges in our metropolitan areas than there are McDonald’s restaurants in the entire country,” reported Transportation for America.

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