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How to Turn a Car Town into a Cycling City – Next City

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Lessons from the Dutch, where the number of bikes exceeds the number of people.

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How to Turn a Car Town into a Cycling City – Next City

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Lessons from the Dutch, where the number of bikes exceeds the number of people.

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Powering the Smart Factory with the Internet of Things - The Possibility Report

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To secure a smart future, manufacturers are leveraging the Internet of Things to reshape product development and production. Selecting the right infrastructure is crucial for success.
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EGEB: Solar+farming, 100MW Tesla battery comes online, rooftop solar growing significantly in China, more

EGEB: Solar+farming, 100MW Tesla battery comes online, rooftop solar growing significantly in China, more | Making Housing Affordable for All Chicagoans | Scoop.it
Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Harvesting the Sun for Power and Produce – Agrophotovoltaics Increases the L…
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The Chicago Housing Authority’s sleeping giant

The Chicago Housing Authority’s sleeping giant | Making Housing Affordable for All Chicagoans | Scoop.it
The CHA provides Section 8 vouchers to tens of thousands of low-income households. Is the agency trying to keep them from realizing their collective power?
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This is a must read for anyone interested in advocacy, power and affordable housing. The history in Chicago is a long one and this article highlights the challenges we face.

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What Airbnb really does to a neighbourhood

What Airbnb really does to a neighbourhood | Making Housing Affordable for All Chicagoans | Scoop.it
Does an influx of temporary rentals have a positive or negative effect on the surrounding area?
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Does shorty-term rentals drive up rents and affect housing affordability?
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Elevate Energy:

The Chicago Community Climate Forum is kind of a big deal. Be a part of it Sunday, 12/3 at the The Field Museum and join an impressive group of leaders and residents on the eve of the first-ever North American Climate Summit to talk #Chicago impact and action on climate change.

We're proud to be a part of #ChiClimateForum and support this great event. Bonus: Elevator Anthena Gore will be speaking at the Chicago Voices segment.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chicago-community-climate-forum-hosted-at-the-field-museum-tickets-39667308989
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Sign up today if you are interested in this North American Climate Summit taking place in Chicago this weekend!

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How Affordable is Housing in U.S. Today?

How Affordable is Housing in U.S. Today? | Making Housing Affordable for All Chicagoans | Scoop.it
Maps that explain the World.
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Here is a great interactive map look at affordability across our great nation. The map image uses the Housing Affordability Index (HAI) to display which areas are estimated to have the least or most affordable housing. Counties shaded darkest red represent areas with the least affordable housing, while areas shaded the darkest gray are the most affordable. The midwest looks pretty great with that one exception...Chicago.

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What Trump’s tax reform could mean for affordable housing

What Trump’s tax reform could mean for affordable housing | Making Housing Affordable for All Chicagoans | Scoop.it
An explainer on the corporate tax rate cut that could cause a drop in new affordable housing
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Let's keep a collective eye on this tax reform movement. The consequences could be a massive setback for affordable housing for all in our country.

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