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A bike lane in Portland. Flickr user Richard Eriksson

Inc. interviews Majora Carter about her new consulting firm, the Majora Carter Group, the challenges and upsides of the business world, and why she agrees that “green-collar jobs” are a myth. Inc.

Rapid urban development — paired with a risky practice of building on flood plains — may have contributed to the extreme flooding happening in Brisbane and other areas. The Independent.

Though marred by political blunders and popular protest, Portland Mayor Sam Adams’ 20-year bike plan is proceeding and showing some success. Oregon Live.

A boom in bicycle infrastructure, broke cities and states and smaller homes: Planetizen’s picks for the top urban planning trends of 2010: Planetizen.

A guide to affordable housing tools, terms and history, in the context of Purple Line construction in Washington, D.C.‘s Langley Park area. Greater Greater Washington.

Tags: affordable housinginfrastructureurban planningwashington dcbike lanesportlandfloodingmajora carterbrisbane

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