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Now Coveted: A Walkable, Convenient Place

Until the 1990s, exclusive suburban homes that were accessible only by car cost more, per square foot, than other kinds of American housing. Now, however, these suburbs have become overbuilt, and housing values have fallen. Today, the most valuable real … Continue reading

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New Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) available for historic resources

The Preservation League of New York State is offering Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) up to $3000 for not-for-profits and municipalities to fund professional studies that will aid the preservation of New York’s cultural and historic resources.  Prospective applicants MUST first … Continue reading

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Study asks: Do bike paths promote bike biding?

From an article published on TheAtlanticCities.com: “The “fundamental law of road congestion” tells us that building roads creates traffic. There’s such a latent demand for space on the highway that no sooner does it appear than it’s filled. But whether … Continue reading

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Benefits of Outdoor Exercise Confirmed

A recent Science Daily report touts the multiple are benefits to mental and physical well-being from taking exercise in the natural environment. Study findings were published in the research journal Environmental Science and Technology earlier this month.  The research team, supported by … Continue reading

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