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The best urban reads of the day.

Will people ride the rails in Florida? Flickr user cliff1066

“They are the antithesis of white flight, the exception to gentrification.” A story about elderly men and women who’ve lived their whole lives in the same New York neighborhoods. The New York Times

Susan Piedmont-Palladino and Scott Kratz of the National Building Museum tell Urban Omnibus about the latest news from their Intelligent Cities Initiative. Urban Omnibus.

Access to and the affordability of urban agriculture are discussed in this fine interview with San Francisco-based activist Eli Zigas, head of Cultivate SF. GOOD

A new report by America 2050 says that while Florida might have enough cash for high-speed rail, that money might be better spent in areas with potential for higher ridership. The New York Times.

Earlier this week at the National Building Museum, Witold Rybczynski said that demand, not grand plans, will form the cities of the future (yet another shot at Masdar…) The Dirt / ASLA

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