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Parental Guidance: U.S. Metros With the Highest and Lowest Shares of KidsParental Guidance: U.S. Metros With the Highest and Lowest Shares of Kids

Laredo, Texas, tops the list of metros with the largest share of children under 18 years (35.1% of the population) while Punta Gorda, Fla., has the smallest share (14.2%), according to CityLab editor-in-large Richard Florida. Read more

Builders Line Up for Lots in 133-acre Raleigh, N.C. Development
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Builders Line Up for Lots in 133-acre Raleigh, N.C. Development

The Triangle Business Journal's Amanda Jones Hoyle reports on Kolter Land... Read more

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Dirt Cheap? The Real Role of Land Values in the United StatesDirt Cheap? The Real Role of Land Values in the United States

CityLab editor-at-large Richard Florida dives into a new study that puts a dollar figure on the total land value of the contiguous United States. How much do you think all the dirt in your state is worth? Read more

In Cities, Trees Grow on Money
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In Cities, Trees Grow on Money

CItyLab editorial fellow Laura Bliss gets to the root of a new study that looks at... Read more

Why a Seattle Suburb Legally Defined What a 'Family' Is
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Why a Seattle Suburb Legally Defined What a 'Family' Is

The rise of the single-family rental has caused a new zoning code in Bellevue that... Read more

Welcome Spring With This Map of the U.S. in Bloom
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Welcome Spring With This Map of the U.S. in Bloom

CityLab editorial fellow Laura Bliss shares a series of maps that show the... Read more

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Can Miami Expand its Commuter Rail?Can Miami Expand its Commuter Rail?

Miami is continuing its quest to become a great urban center, and a new plan may bring commuter rail downtown, connecting Miami's northern suburbs to the heart of the city and tacking onto a greater transportation effort. Read more

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Horton Agrees to Cheaper Housing in Hoopili, HawaiiHorton Agrees to Cheaper Housing in Hoopili, Hawaii

The Honolulu Civil Beat's Anita Hofschneider looks at the rezoning hoopla over Hoopili, D.R. Horton's massive proposed 11,750-home project in West Oahu, Hawaii. Read more

In Stockholm, a Dream for a Car-Free Future
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In Stockholm, a Dream for a Car-Free Future

The quality of life in many neighborhoods in the Swedish capital is directly... Read more

Can These 5 Park Designs Help With Philly's Segregation Problem?
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Can These 5 Park Designs Help With Philly's Segregation Problem?

The projects hope to transform public spaces and bring city residents together. Read more

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