URBANISM & DESIGNWinner of the Urbanist Bracket Challenge
The Atlantic Cities
Now that the Unpaid Pro Basketball Championship is out of the way, we can finally get to the competition that has consumed much of my desktop for the last month: the Urbanist Toolkit Bracket Challenge of 2013.
URBANISM & DESIGNMoscow Business Complex Sees Rebirth
Wall Street Journal
Watch out Canary Wharf, Moscow City is rising. Five years after grinding to a halt during the global economic crisis, the ambitious real-estate development in Moscow is fast becoming a reality.
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Controversial Land Assembly Tax Credit Hearing in Missouri
St. Louis Post Dispatch
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay was among several people to testify in favor of extending the controversial Distressed Areas Land Assemblage tax credit before a Missouri Senate committee hearing Wednesday.
Unique Funding Proposed for Northern Line Extension
The proposed extension of the Northern Line of the London Underground is one of the major infrastructure projects heralded by the British Government in its recent budget. But will the unique funding scheme, under which a loan underwritten by government will be paid off by local businesses, succeed in the current turbulent economy?
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Nine Developers Interested in Walter Reed Overhaul
Washington City Paper
One of the District's vaunted mega-development projects took a step forward this afternoon with the announcement that nine developers responded to the request for qualifications for the Walter Reed campus overhaul.
Jeff Wood, Reconnecting America's New Media Director and Chief Cartographer, collects news stories and blog posts about transit and transit-oriented development from around the country and posts them at TheDirectTransfer.com. Jeff then takes the top 10 articles in each of five categories and sends that out as Other Side of the Tracks email newsletter. The content of that email is then posted here.