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20th Anniversary of the Birmingham Master Plan: City Planners Created an Industry Standard

Birmingham, Michigan has a history of innovative plans designed to create a beautiful, vibrant city. In the 1920s, its General Village Plan [pdf] …

Not in our name

Traffic rules and regulations are the pretext for enforcing the crime of Driving While Black. The use of traffic stops putatively for traffic safety, …

Traffic Safety

Why highways have become the center of civil rights protest

After activists protesting the death of Philando Castile left the governor's mansion in St. Paul, Minn., on Saturday night, they marched through the city down Lexington Parkway and then onto the highway, across all eight lanes of traffic. There, some of them sat down, a provocative gesture of civil …

Urban Design

Germany enlists machine learning to boost renewables revolution

Grids struggle to cope with erratic nature of wind and solar power.<p>The rows of towering wind turbines and legions of glistening solar panels spread …

Austria seizing Hitler's birthplace to prevent Nazi pilgrimage site | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria’s government moved on Tuesday to seize the house where Adolf Hitler was born to prevent it becoming a site of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis, and the country’s Interior Minister said he wanted to tear it down.<p>The house in which Adolf Hitler was born is seen through a fence in …

North Africa