March 5, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Running freeways through cities has often been a costly mistake. So, what now?

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
I am of the opinion, which is by no means universally held, that the Interstate Highway System, whose construction was begun in the 1950s, was good for America, or… Continue reading

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September 30, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Connected streets matter, or why Rachel still fears German Shepherds

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
Emily Badger wrote an illuminating story in The Atlantic Cities about the myths surrounding cul-de-sac streets, explaining that they don’t make your community as safe as y… Continue reading

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June 7, 2011
by David Newman
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May They Snapper Back

David Newman, Oceans Program Attorney, New York DNA testing recently revealed that fish like tilapia are purposefully mislabeled and sold in grocery markets as pricier options like red snapper – as much as 77 to 90 percent of the time, accor… Continue reading

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