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70 percent of U.S. mayors would back bike lanes over parking or passing lanes 

Source: 70 percent of U.S. mayors would back bike lanes over parking or passing lanes | PeopleForBikes |

Road space needs to come from somewhere. And with the nation’s infrastructure budgets buckling under road maintenance costs, there’s growing consensus that ever-wider roads are infeasible. 543 more words

Community Wellbeing

Looking at Nature Improves Kids’ Academic Abilities 

Source: Looking at Nature Improves Kids’ Academic Abilities | Mental Floss |

Trees aren’t just good for the environment; they’re good for your health. Views of trees make you feel healthier and may be good for your heart. 392 more words

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Humanitarian Robotics and the Threat of a Jobless Future

Martin Ford’s Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Treat of a Jobless Future is one of the best books I read in 2015. It is a  1,444 more words

Humanitarian Technologies

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Farm to School

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“Farm to School” is a term which strives to bring locally produced foods into school cafeterias; hands-on learning activities such as farm visits, pr​oducers visiting schools, school gardening, and culinary classes; and the integration of food-related education into the standards-based classroom curriculum. 301 more words

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