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Artist Tieshka Smith photographing at the Brewerytown Spring Fest at Next City's Storefront: http://bit.ly/Vn7cCk
On avg, Americans spend 28% of income on housing, while Indians spend 25% of income on water http://bit.ly/T86jxK
See where 77 city-changing people, places and ideas fall on our Disruption Index (http://bit.ly/XyykOC)
In 2011, homeless people in Trenton visited the ER 1,500 times. In 2012: 1,125 times (http://bit.ly/122Av21)
Share of total carbon emissions from transportation: 28%. From housing: 22% (http://bit.ly/QlsSjE)
Google Fiber tries upping the ante by giving an entire city hyper-fast Internet. How fast? (http://bit.ly/SuCx4s)
In 1978, Delaware Valley ports handled 132M tons of cargo. Last year, about 60M tons: http://bitly.com/WUXdIv
An American Waterfront (Made In China): Selling China on Glass City http://bit.ly/VuRcCQ
Total Chinese foreign direct investment in 1990: $4 billion. In 2010: $298 billion. (http://bitly.com/VuRcCQ)
Cars, BRT and the smog factor in Mexico City. (http://bit.ly/WwK208)
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Combined Phoenix & Las Vegas population in 1919: 33,000. In 2010: 6.1 million. Read more: http://bit.ly/SVKP85
How high are Phoenix's temperatures expected to rise? Read more in this week's #Forefrtont http://bit.ly/SVKP85
The amenity gap in St. Louis -- which neighborhoods are losing residents? (http://bit.ly/V5C25A)
Our #NACVanguard agenda has arrived.
How much does bus rapid transit cost per mile? http://bit.ly/P5Wh1A
Timeline of the Urbanist's Internet. Read more in "When We're All Urban Planners": http://bit.ly/NA5tbQ
Creative density: NYC's Roosevelt Island vs Silicon Valley's San Jose. Read more in Forefront http://bit.ly/TEndSg
NYC invested $100 mil into a tech campus on Roosevelt Island. What's the expected trade off? http://bit.ly/TEndSg
Breakdown of Senate seats up for grabs this year. Read more in this week's #Forefront: http://bit.ly/O9Dz4K
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