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Trend Alert (3): Collaborative economy

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing at CAAC

“The “Collaborative Economy” describes an economic system where consumers prefer to share, rather than purchase, goods and services. 344 more words

Local Policy

Urban Land Institute: Investment Momentum Will Continue

Paul Bubny | Globe Street

With the Urban Land Institute’s Fall Meeting in full swing here, a pair of surveys cosponsored by ULI predicts the industry’s current momentum will carry over into 2015. 184 more words


UTA moving forward with transit-oriented development in West Jordan

Jasen Lee | Deseret News

Following approval by the board of trustees, the Utah Transit Authority will move ahead with its second transit-oriented development to be located in West Jordan. 107 more words


Trends in Urbanization

Recently released World Urbanization Prospects-2014 report by the UN has revealed new trends in urbanization across the world. Comment on some of its important findings. 243 more words

CTfastrak station nears completion

Scott Whipple | New Britain Herald

While working on the New Britain Downtown Station, a CTfastrak construction worker hums the theme to “The Jetsons.” Lisa Rivers, transit manager for the Connecticut Department of Transportation, knows why. 304 more words


Cycling in the cities: 7 new local inventions for bike enthusiasts here and around the globe

Brian Martucci | The Line Media

As everyone knows by now, it’s great to be a cyclist in the Twin Cities. From folks ditching their cars for bikes, to Minneapolis and St. 239 more words


D.C. Housing Authority: Impacting the quality of lives of the families it serves

With its focus on the future and the ever-changing backdrop of affordable housing in our nation’s capital, the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) has spent much of 2014 and the years before developing and preserving its existing affordable housing stock for the thousands of low-income persons and families in need.  596 more words