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How Baltimore Is Experimenting Its Way Out of the Food Desert

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The city is fighting diet-related illnesses in its poorest neighborhoods one fresh tomato at a time.

Read the story at POLITICO Magazine.

San Francisco’s Quest to Make Landfills Obsolete


‘Zero Waste’ might be the impossible dream, but San Francisco isn’t giving up.

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How Vocational Education Got a 21st Century Reboot

With schools across 10 states, the P-TECH program prepares its students for good jobs that corporations pay well for.

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More of my education coverage:

How Kalamazoo Is Fine-Tuning Its Groundbreaking Free College Program: Scholarship money doesn’t remove all the barriers to getting a postsecondary degree.

How Minneapolis Freed Itself from the Stranglehold of Single-Family Homes

Desperate to build more housing, the city just rewrote its decades-old zoning rules.

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The new life of a dying mall


A theater next to Sears? Art class across from Aeropostale? When a mall declines, new experiences take over abandoned spaces.

Read the story at Experience Magazine.

Has Seattle Found the Solution to Driving Alone to Work?

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How a fast-growing city has invested heavily in mass transit alternatives to keep a lid on gridlock.

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More of my transportation coverage:

New York Experiments with a ‘Holy Grail’ to End Gridlock   The first American city is about to try congestion pricing. Will it be a miracle or meh?

This Republican Is Running Against Donald Trump. Is Anybody Listening?

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Bill Weld thinks GOP voters should bail on the president. So why is he making his case to independents?

Read the story at POLITICO Magazine.