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Urban Issues: Obama's Budget & Cities, Connecting People To City Services, Real Estate Pros Endorse TOD, Creating Equitable TOD


Obama's Budget Released 

DC Streetsblog


The Obama Administration has put forward an opening bid in what are sure to be contentious 2014 budget negotiations, issuing a solidly progressive transportation budget that calls for increased overall spending and continued investment in passenger rail.

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How Obama's Budget Proposal Would Affect Cities 

The Atlantic Cities


President Obama's budget proposal for fiscal year 2014, released this morning, focuses on economic growth and a strong middle class.

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New Apps Connect People to City Services 

Next City


More than a billion people worldwide now own a smart phone, leading to a proliferation of web tools that can connect citizens to civic services.

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TOD High on African American Real Estate Professional's Lists 

Epoch Times


The African American Real Estate Professionals of Maryland (AAPREP) met in Baltimore on April 2 to discuss current commercial real estate development trends.

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Critical Factors to Creating Equitable TOD 

Living Cities


Affordable and convenient transit is important to helping people access the employment, education and critical services required for physical and economic well-being.

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