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ICYMI - Week of September 15, 2017

  • Harbinger of a shift in automobile retailing and of the future of malls? With Tesla and car-sharing challenging what owning a car means, the traditional car manufacturers have had to get creative.
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35 trains a day: India to get first Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train by 2022

The train, to run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, will be commissioned a year before the original deadline of December 2023


India’s first bullet train from Ahmedabad and Mumbais… 220 more words


Alhambra Development Could Come At The Cost Of Healthy Trees, Beautiful Birds

ALHAMBRA (CBSLA.com) — Wild parrots are part of a daily airshow in front of 77-year-old Violeta Willsey’s home in Alhambra.

“I sit here every day. Just to feel the trees and to enjoy the oxygen,”  Willsey said. 224 more words


Weird Things About City Development

Paul Krugman published an article in the New York Times which made sense. He argued that cities have not grown in a rational way because cities either allowed helter skelter development or engaged in NIMBY policies. 71 more words

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Hurricane Party in Houston; I'll Bring the Plywood, You Bring the Whiskey

If you’ve ever lived in any coastal area in the eastern/southern United States, Houston’s flooding problems are not all that unusual. The real problem is that Houston, now the fourth largest city in the United States, has outgrown its bayou topography. 798 more words


Richard Florida Now Pessimistic About Cities

Richard Florida has been quite the trendy guy in urban studies. His book about The Creative Class, captivated many people in urging that business developers, artists, techies, hipsters etc. 62 more words

Economic Development