August 2009

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Welcome to the New Mobilizing the Region Blog!

We’re pleased to announce a revamp of the Mobilizing the Region website (driven largely by our very tech-savvy intern, Evan Carter). Besides a cleaner appearance, there are some new features that deserve noting: Social bookmarking through…

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157 Traffic Violations an Hour at Typical NYC Intersections

Transportation Alternatives continues to quantify the disregard for traffic law that New Yorkers witness every day. The organization’s newest report, From Chaos to Compliance, starts with field observations at four intersections in Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn….

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Walking All the Way to the Bank

Walkable neighborhoods translate directly into higher home prices, according to a new report from the business group CEOs for Cities. The researchers studied real estate listings in 15 metropolitan areas and found a positive relationship between…