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Detroit's new streetcar line is now open for business

Sights and scenes from Detroit's new streetcar system: The QLine

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Great Places: What Every Urban Enthusiast Should Know

Melissa Hege, AICP of South Florida-based Melissa Hege City Planning LLC. shares her thoughts on what every urban enthusiast should know about good streets and great places.

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FDOT considering expanding Southside's I-95 to 10 lanes

If you thought construction on I-95 was coming to an end, it may be time to think again. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is considering expanding I-95 between Downtown and Southpoint to as many as 10 to 15 lanes. Here's a few graphics at what I-95 could look like if these improvements...

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One year later: H Street and the DC Streetcar

The DC Streetcar is a controversial 2.2-mile streetcar line serving H Street and Benning Road in Washington, DC's Near Northeast neighborhood. Intended to spur redevelopment along blighted commercial corridors, the streetcar are the first to run in the District since the dismantline of the previous early...

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Aerial video of Charlotte’s new light rail line

The LYNX Blue Line is the Charlotte region's first light rail service; it opened in 2007. When the extension is completed, the line will operate along 18.6 miles, from I-485 at South Boulevard to the UNC Charlotte campus. Construction will continue through the spring of 2017. During that time, trains...

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Miami's Giant Pop Up Recreates Downtown Street

Temporary installation is the first attempt to showcase possible improvements that could transform Biscayne Boulevard in Downtown Miami into street rivaling the Embarcadero in San Francisco.

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The Benefits of Closing a Street

Open Streets temporary projects are great, but what's the point if they don't lead to permanent changes?

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The multimodal evolution of urban Tampa

Before and after images in and around downtown Tampa, taken between 2007 and 2016, that illustrate the incremental development of a multi-modal friendly urban core.

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Freeways Without Futures - Replacing Urban Highways

Report by the Congress for the New Urbanism identifies the ten greatest opportunities in America for replacing aging urban highways with boulevards or avenues and reconnecting the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Charlotte's LYNX Light Rail: Ten Years Later

2017 will mark the ten year anniversary of the opening of Charlotte's LYNX Blue Line light rail system. The LYNX Blue Line, operating with 10 to 15 minute weekday headways, has largely been credited with stimulating transit oriented development throughout the city. No where is this more evident than...

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