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A man pauses in a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey April 7, 2016, as the skyline of New York's Mid Town Manhattan and the Empire State Building is pictured during sunset. Picture taken April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

The Cure For Expensive Cities Is Moving Vans

A funny thing didn’t happen on the way to the digital revolution. It failed to empty out the cities. If knowledge workers could communicate from anywhere, the futurists figured, why would they subject themselves to the traffic and noise of urban life?

May 24, 2016

High Tech, High Rises: More Is Not Merrier In Our Congested Cities

Building forests of glass towers to create housing is not a solution if it destroys a city’s quality of life.

April 9, 2015

Why Millennials Don’t Drive So Much

Find out why young Americans are hanging up the car keys.

October 16, 2014

Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Another study has found that mitigating climate change not only helps the environment, but is actually beneficial for the economy. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate put together a report to “examine whether it is possible to achieve lasting economic growth while also tackling the risks of climate change.” Opponents of climate change action tend to argue […]

September 16, 2014

Falling In Love With Fall

Fall will soon be upon us, and with that comes a lot of travel options that mesh perfectly with the cooler weather, falling leaves, and crisp clean colors.  Travel & Leisure has a roundup of America’s Best Cities for Fall Travel that includes both obvious and less obvious choices. While summer in the southern part […]

August 25, 2014