September 6, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Education protects women from the obesity associated with urban living

Research into the rise in obesity associated with the burgeoning industrial and service sectors in low- and middle-income countries found that education is a key factor in reducing the negative impact on women’s health. Continue reading

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December 5, 2012
by Rob Perks
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Cities: Where more Americans want to be

Rob Perks, Transportation Advocacy Director, Washington, D.C.
“A triple storm is brewing that will give the country an opportunity to reshape its most recent growth pattern from one of ever sprawling suburban developments to more … Continue reading

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June 29, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Central cities now growing faster than suburbs, confirming trends for walkable lifestyles, shorter commutes

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
For the first time in a century, America’s largest cities are growing faster than their suburbs.  An Associated Press story widely covered in the media … Continue reading

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October 13, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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The spectacular ‘green way’ to build affordable housing

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
   
Via Verde (“Green Way” in Spanish) is a new mixed-income, mixed-use development nearing completion in a once-severely disinvested area… Continue reading

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