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Right now more than 50% of the global population lives in urban areas; by 2050, the UN projects that number to grow to 70%. To accommodate the coming wave of urbanites, the World Economic Forum claims that we’ll need to develop the same amount of infrastructure that’s been built over the past 4,000 years. 836 more words

Visualizing the futuristic BART trains that are headed for Silicon Valley stations

Lauren Hepler | Silicon Valley Business Journal

Huge amounts of taxpayer money and the daily commutes of thousands of Silicon Valley workers hang in the balance with the planned expansion of the Bay Area Rapid Transit rail system into the heart of the region’s tech economy. 260 more words

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2 Chicago suburbs may change rules for development near CTA stops

Tracy Swartz | Red Eye Chicago

Two Chicago suburbs may be changing the rules for future developments near their CTA stations so that these developments would be easy to access for pedestrians and public transit riders. 214 more words

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Will New York’s New Bridge Spur Development?

Greg Scruggs | Next City

Savvy travelers seeking to avoid the crawling pace of the George Washington Bridge (of Bridgegate fame), which carries I-95 over the Hudson River but snarls with city traffic in the Bronx, have long opted for the Tappan Zee Bridge farther north. 259 more words

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Developers in cities like Minneapolis and Seattle are bulking up on bike-friendly amenities

Candace Jackson | The Wall Street Journal

A bike valet will offer tuneups and tire changes to spandex-clad commuters and residents at Hassalo on Eighth, a multiuse residential and office complex in Portland, Ore., expected to be completed next year. 342 more words

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Conducting a crowd sourcing activity on Facebook.

For my crowd sourcing activity the topic I chose was urban development in New Lynn, seeing as it is where I am from and because there have been massive changes to the New Lynn Transport Centre in recent years. 202 more words