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Urbanism & Design: Boston South Bay Plans, America's Falling Population Density, Pleasant Hill BART TOD, Revitalizing Wichita


Resident's Plan Calls for Mixed Use in Boston South Bay 

Boston Globe


Nearby residents and other neighbors of the South Bay Shopping Center have developed a master plan to help guide future development in the area.

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Why America's Population Density is Falling 

Reuters, Felix Salmon, via: Smart Growth America


I'm not sure why it took me until yesterday to find Paul Krugman's post from April 16 about population density, where he found a very odd fact buried in a new Census report.

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Pictures of the Transbay Terminal Going Up 

SF Curbed


In case you haven't heard, San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center is kind of a big deal.

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Pleasant Hill BART TOD a Mixed Bag 

Vibrant Bay Area


Contra Costa Centre, which is the name used in marketing the transit oriented development near the Pleasant Hill BART station describes itself as an "exemplary model of Transit-Oriented Development" which "invite[s] residents, workers, and shoppers to drive less and take transit more."

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Wichita Plan Helps City Revitalize 

Better Cities and Towns


Downtown Wichita has had $372 million in development in since 2010, with another $112 million underway or about to break ground in 2013, according to a report in the current issue of Better! Cities & Towns.

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