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Five great neighborhoods for Pittsburgh twenty-somethings - Pop City

Five great neighborhoods for Pittsburgh twenty-somethings - Pop City | Building a Better City | Scoop.it
Pop City Five great neighborhoods for Pittsburgh twenty-somethings Pop City Better yet, there's also a growing trend among the millennial generation to choose city life over suburbanite status, making Pittsburgh's more than 90 urban neighborhoods...
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Each city has neighborhoods where 20-somethings seem to congregate.  Here are those in Pittsburgh.

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The New Sharing Economy - SantaCruz.com

The New Sharing Economy - SantaCruz.com | Building a Better City | Scoop.it

For too long now, the name of the game has been keeping up with the neighbors. We’ve filled our houses, garages and lives with more stuff than we could ever use. We’ve replaced authentic connection and meaningful lives with possessions, and we’ve driven ourselves into an environmental crisis along the way. The sharing economy aims to change all that.

 


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Good Neighbors, Fewer Strokes, Study Shows - MedPage Today

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Good Neighbors, Fewer Strokes, Study Shows MedPage Today Each standard deviation increase in a measure of perceived neighborhood social cohesion was associated with a 15% lower likelihood of having a fatal or nonfatal stroke during follow-up (OR...
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How We're Bringing Showers to the Homeless | San Francisco on GOOD

How We're Bringing Showers to the Homeless | San Francisco on GOOD | Building a Better City | Scoop.it
One day two years ago, I happened to pass a young woman sitting on the street. She was crying and saying over and over to herself that she’d never be clean. I live in San Francisco, where it’s impossible to be unaware of the homeless.
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ACTrees Announces Community Groves℠ Program To Grow Urban Orchards

ACTrees Announces Community Groves℠ Program  To Grow Urban Orchards | Building a Better City | Scoop.it
With Over 90% of Americans Living in Urban Areas, Many Have Limited Access to Fresh, Healthful Food. Washington, DC (September 4, 2013) – Alliance for Comm

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Neighbors Take Drastic Measures To Keep Elderly Woman Safe - MyFox Philadelphia

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Now, those neighbors are responding with an incredible act of kindness.
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Heroes of the Colorado floods: Tales of bravery by neighbors and strangers - Christian Science Monitor

Heroes of the Colorado floods: Tales of bravery by neighbors and strangers - Christian Science Monitor | Building a Better City | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor Heroes of the Colorado floods: Tales of bravery by neighbors and strangers Christian Science Monitor In one Boulder, Colo., neighborhood, 40 friends, neighbors, and strangers worked together for three days to keep a house...
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Why Libraries Are Still Crucial Community Anchors - Voice of San Diego

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Why Libraries Are Still Crucial Community Anchors
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But more fundamental things are changing. Books and information used to be scarce.
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Benchmarking the Walkability of Global Cities

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The world is becoming increasingly urban: by 2010 more than half the worlds population was living in an urban area and by 2050 that figure may rise to 70%. As these mega-cities become increasingly dense and over-populated, the transport systems that support them are struggling to cope. Cities around the world are realizing they will have to become walkable and bikeable in order to function in the future.

 


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