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Sustainability News

  • Down the Stream

    In the next 50 to 100 years, communities will not just have to react to random weather events, but brace for frequent and intense storms that are a direct result…

  • Rabble: Investing in Urban Revitalization in Detroit

    Detroit company Rabble has debuted a new crowd investment platform allowing community advocates to invest in affordable housing in urban communities where people of color and other underprivileged groups have…

  • Sidewalk Cafes: A Powerful Tool for Walkability

    Enticing residents to walk in their community is fueled by curb appeal. With sidewalk cafes, people’s desire to walk is enhanced, which can increase patronage and public health. Not to…

  • How to Keep Young Families Downtown

    How do cities keep young families downtown, rather than suburbs? A family-friendly design includes bigger housing, amenities for families, and a safe, welcoming public realm. The space needs to grow…

  • Would you Let your Child Bike Here?

    Denmark’s cities are designed to make children and adults feel safe while bicycling. Making cycling safer through education and redesigned bike lanes improves public health and reduces CO2 emissions, noise…

  • Lower Merion Sustainability Efforts Get ‘Gold’ Certification

    The township said it was given a Gold-level certification of sustainability from Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification program, which is administrated through Pennsylvania Municipal League in partnership with Sustainable Pittsburgh. “Lower…