The city of Boston has moved forward with its zero waste plan by hiring a consultant. The city announced last spring that it would be pursuing a zero waste plan and spending up to $150,000 for consultants to review current waste operations, including identifying cost savings and efficiency opportunities.
US cities, home to more than 62% of the domestic population, are at a critical juncture, with many experiencing dangerous levels of water scarcity and drought, food insecurity, and flooding due to sea-level rise, as well as other challenges. Now, cities have received a wake-up call – and a call … Read more »
The growing trend of transit-oriented development (TOD) was surveyed by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), using its TOD Standard evaluation tool. The report authors note the urban share of the world’s population is expected to increase to 70 percent by 2050. Places where the car-centric lifestyle is becoming a thing … Read more »