With many scratching to make a living in a badly damaged economy, coworking is springing up to meet the needs of independent workers.
The Obama rail plan "will revitalize America's manufacturing sector, spur economic development, and create green, high-wage jobs," the federal transportation secretary argues.
Source: Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure
Using Baltimore as a case study, a UMass researcher finds that bicycle and pedestrian upgrades generate substantially more jobs than road repairs and improvements.
Dozens of property owners will join two developers in a $2 billion renewal of downtown Hempstead, New York.
Concepts like quality of life, regional planning, and a will to develop are keys to pushing cities out of the economic doldrums.
Generation Y, 80 million strong, is showing a strong preference for living where the things that people need are within a comfortable walk.
Graph from "Growing Wealthier"
From peak to second half of 2007 in Eastern Massachusetts. Graph from "Growing Wealthier"
A Center for Clean Air Policy report makes a strong case that smart growth is beneficial to the economy as well as the environment and public health.
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