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Smart21 Communities Semi-Finalists

Smart21 Communities are Semi-Finalists in coveted Intelligent Community of the Year Awards program (New York City, USA – 16 October 2009) – The Intelligent Community Forum announced this evening its eagerly-awaited list of the Smart21 Communities of 2010.  The announcement was … Continue reading

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SRDC Spotlight: Broadband Infrastructure

Broadband internet access is increasingly essential infrastructure for business, agriculture, education and most other aspects of day-to-day life.  Communities must have broadband to compete in today’s economy.  USDA’s Economic Research Service states the situation in clear terms in a report … Continue reading

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STRIB on Cities and Broadband Stimulus Criteria

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune picked up on the NTIA/RUS stimulus broadband workshop, which I wrote about yesterday. Are Minnesota cities shut out by broadband rules? Criteria for seeking stimulus funds require proof that cities are underserved, and Minnesota providers can argue … Continue reading

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Cities Concerned About Broadband Stimulus

League of Minnesota Cities update on ARRA broadband funding Continue reading

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Prince Charles Makes Nice with Architects

Tradition, wisdom and organic urbanism. Continue reading

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NPC: Minneapolis Planning Successes

APA’s 101st National Planning Conference pre-promotional videos of parks and multi-modal systems. Continue reading

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Chicago-Best City in the World?

Today is opening day of Major League Baseball’s regular season.  I would normally argue there is no place I would rather be today than that worst seat available in any park in the league. Normally.   As as ESPN reports, Mother … Continue reading

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How China Sees The West?

Strange Maps blog has an interesting post regarding the current cover illustration on The Economist news weekly: The Economist is concerned about the present state of affairs, as they should be: Although in public China’s leaders eschew triumphalism, there is … Continue reading

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