November 2013
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"Physical solutions by themselves will not solve social and economic problems, but neither can economic vitality, community stability, and environmental health be sustained without a coherent and supportive physical framework."
- The Charter for the New Urbanism
In This Issue
The Secrets of the World's Happiest Cities

What makes a city a great place to live - your commute, property prices, or good conversation?

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How to Building Local Economies Strong Enough for Everyone

What if "economic development" isn't some outside company(ies) coming to "rescue" us? Can we do it ourselves?  Sure we can!

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Bike Share Finds Success in Smaller Cities

Bike share is a low-cost solution for smaller cities to attract young talent and enhance their transportation network. Read about the positive happenings in Madison, Chattanooga, and Boulder.

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The Walking Revolution

If there were a pill that people could take that would nearly cut in half their risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes; reduce the risk of cognitive decline and depression; reduce stress; improve emotional well-being - everyone would be clamoring to take it. There's not such a pill, but a Walkable City can do the same thing!

"Sit-able Cities" as Important as Walkable Ones

Once you get where you're walking, you want to relax, right? Watching the world go by goes hand-in-hand with walking.

Visualizing the Future With Analytics

What if you could visualize the future for your neighborhood and community? Better yet, what if you could have a hand in designing that future?  New visualization tools are making it possible - and easy - with pictures, not words.