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Urban Issues

The core of DMI's work focuses on issues, projects and initiatives similar to those effecting many cities and downtowns. The following are interesting articles, videos, blogs and findings that highlight many urban issues and discussions taking place around the country and the world.

The Economic Case for Public Art
Shepherd Express

America’s Early Bus Rapid Transit Systems Are Working Well
Streetsblog USA

What If Hip Hop Can Make Architecture and Planning Better?
Next City

Why walkable cities are good for the economy, according to a city planner
Vox

Millennials Are More Likely to Buy Their First Homes in Cities
City Lab

What would a truly walkable city look like?
The Guardian

Cycling Is Key to Safer, Healthier, More Vital Cities
City Lab

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