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These rankings seem skewed to favor one city


Since when are the boroughs of New York City considered separate cities? Apparently, Forbes magazine believes they are synonymous even though they were consolidated to form the current city boundary in 1898. In its 2015 rankings of “the best cities for … Continue reading

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Great, good stuff for planners


If you have not had a chance to read the May/June 2012 issue of Planning magazine, please do. It contains a terrific series of articles on Transportation topics. In particular, I highly recommend the stories entitled: “Power to the (Bike) … Continue reading

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The urban bicyclist’s magazine du jour


Just this past weekend while manning the MSU Bikes booth at the 17th Annual Quiet Waters Symposium in East Lansing, I was introduced to a bicycling magazine I had not come across before – Urban Velo.  After reading a few issues, it … Continue reading

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