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Detroit’s M-1 Rail Streetcar: A Next City Explainer

Sandy Smith | Next City

Detroit has long been the city where rail transit plans go to die. That’s about to change: On July 28th, work begins on a new, three-mile-long modern streetcar line along Woodward Avenue, connecting the riverfront, downtown and the New Center-Midtown area. 411 more words


South Sacramento to Build First Zero-Net Energy Apartments from Mutual Housing Grant

Environmental Protection

Mutual Housing California has received $40,000 from Columbia, Md.-based nonprofit Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., formerly Enterprise Foundation. The funds will be used to start the design and development process for a 7-acre, transit-oriented community on Stockton Boulevard that staff hope will have the first rooftop farm in the area. 96 more words


Urban Planning and Environment seminar "Urban Streams"

By The Union of the Baltic Cities

In the year when Riga is the European Capital of Culture Riga City Council City Development Department together with the Union of Baltic Cities Commission on Urban Planning and Commission on Environment invite you to the UBC joint commission seminar in Riga, Latvia in September 14th-17th, 2014 “Urban Streams”. 90 more words

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Nominate your city for the 2015 Sustainable Transport Award!

Rachel Jaffe | The CityFix

Nominations are open now and will be accepted until September 15, 2014.EMBARQ – the producer of TheCityFix – together with the rest of the Sustainable Transport Award (STA) Committee, invites you to nominate your city for the Sustainable Transport Award! 116 more words


A day in the life...

During the course of my day yesterday, it occurred to me that what I was doing was a perfect example of bicycle transportation. So why not blog about it? 552 more words


Downtown Meriden project lands $6 million in state loans

Dan Brechlin | Record-Journal
The proposed 24 Colony St. development will have 64 housing units, including 56 that are considered affordable housing. There will also be about 11,000 square feet of commercial space.MERIDEN — A downtown housing and commercial development received a financial boost Friday when the state Bond Commission voted to support a $6 million loan to help construct the four-story building. 105 more words


Is Kusma really a municipality?

The government is elongating the list of municipalities in regular interval of time. Last year 44 new municipalities were added in the list of 58 existing municipalities, however it failed to come out of paper into action.

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