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With fewer cars on US streets, now is the time to...

Kevin J. Krizek, University of Colorado Boulder Sticking closer to home because of COVID-19 has shown many people what cities can be like with less...

Buildings consume lots of energy – here’s how to design whole...

Charles F. Kutscher, University of Colorado Boulder Although the coronavirus pandemic has dominated recent headlines, climate change hasn’t gone away. Many experts are calling for...

Parks matter more than ever during a time of sickness –...

Richard leBrasseur, Dalhousie University The COVID-19 pandemic has altered humans’ relationship with natural landscapes in ways that may be long-lasting. One of its most direct...

Adapting cities to a hotter world: 3 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Heat waves can be deadly, especially when they combine high temperatures with elevated humidity levels that make the air feel even...

The value of trees: 4 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation Trees are leafing out across much of the United States, providing a welcome transition from winter to spring. It’s easy to...

New York gets serious about traffic with the first citywide US...

John Rennie Short, University of Maryland, Baltimore County After years of debate, New York state has adopted congestion pricing to deal with traffic problems in...

How urban agriculture can improve food security in US cities

Miguel Altieri, University of California, Berkeley During the partial federal shutdown in December 2018 and January 2019, news reports showed furloughed government workers standing in...

Where’s my package? Common carrier freight lockers can ease city traffic...

Barbara Ivanov, University of Washington and Anne Goodchild, University of Washington Online shopping is a big convenience for many Americans, but porch piracy can ruin...

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Why it’s unclear whether private programs for ‘troubled teens’ are working

Heather E. Mooney, Wayne State University I first became interested in what I’ve learned is called the “troubled teen industry” more than 20 years ago,...