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Americans Walk the Least

thiscitylife:

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The bigger the house, the further you are from community, the more you drive, the more stuff you need to fill that home and oil you need to get there/create that stuff, and the more we destroy the planet trying to get that oil - it’s that simple.

I truly believe that smaller homes in…

datarep:


Obesity rates in America throughout the years Read More

datarep:

Obesity rates in America throughout the years

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(Source: kaiterion)

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The Real Value of $100 in Each State Read More

datarep:

The Real Value of $100 in Each State

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Oregon Manifest TEAGUE X Sizemore Bicycle from TEAGUE on Vimeo.

thisbigcity:

Awesome bike alert: the urban bike commute just got even better. 

(via urbnist)

thisbigcity:

Walk Your City is awesome, easy, and intuitive. Here’s a video of the DIY wayfinding system going up in a small town in West Virginia.  

Economic Gardening Is Growing, But What Is It?

thisbigcity:

Economic gardening is about empowering local residents to make connections and grow in a supportive, nurturing urban environment. Grow your own economy!

Urban Heat Islands Are Helping Kill Trees

(Source: thisiscitylab)

It is more important than ever to re-conceptulise existing cities and their systems of infrastructure, to be compact, mixed use and polycentric cities. by Steffen Lehmann - Green Urbanism: Formulating a Series of Holistic Principles. (via socio-logic)

(Source: sociology-of-space, via thisbigcity)

thisiscitylab:

Traffic lights are coming to a restroom near you.
[Image: Tooshlights]

thisiscitylab:

Traffic lights are coming to a restroom near you.

[Image: Tooshlights]

thisbigcity:

2,300,000. That’s around the same as the population of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

thisbigcity:

2,300,000. That’s around the same as the population of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

(Source: dougcmatthews)

vimeo:

Facebook can be a real sad place because everyone else’s lives are better than yours…

… But are they really?

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