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2013 study from Silicon Graphics International (SGI), the University of Illinois, and social media data vendor GNIP on geography and Twitter use.
2013 selection of recent research on the effects of climate change on the built environment and how individuals and communities can best adapt.
2013 review of studies relevant to metro reporting and coverage of U.S. cities.
2008 University of Pennsylvania study of the relationship between curbside tree plantings and property-value changes.
2013 review of scholarship related to the health and economic impact of air pollution in the United States.
2013 study in Energy Policy on the relative cost-effectiveness of plug-in hybrid cars and a car-charging infrastructure.
2012 report from Harvard University on impact of the 2008 housing crash on low-income and minority individuals.
2008 study in Landscaping and Urban Planning on the effect of crime levels and park proximity on property values in Baltimore.
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
2013 research review of ideas for reporting on cycling in your community: 10 potential stories.
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine casting doubt on whether access to healthful food is the key variable in explaining obesity trends among youth.
2012 study in the Journal of Economic Geography on how street robberies cluster in certain areas, and why.
2012 study from Michigan State University published in Justice Quarterly on the diffusion of homicide clusters in a low-income city.
2012 roundup of recent academic studies on parking lots, impervious surface and other impacts of automotive use.
2012 study by Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, on the prioritization in the cleanup of brownfields that receive federal grants and speed of remediation when initiated.
2010 study from the United States Census Bureau and New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy on gentrification and displacement.
2012 literature review of research and analysis relating to disaster recovery in the United States, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
2011 study by Yale University, Texas A&M, and Boston University on the global impact of low-density urban sprawl.
Roundup of recent studies on aspects of urban poverty and its impact on health, work and well-being.
2012 study from the U.S. Forest Service and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry on the relative change in trees, shrubs and other greenery in 20 U.S. metropolitan areas.