An article posted on The Atlantic Cities, tells the story of the shutdown of a manufacturing plant and a community colleges unique approach to revitalization in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton was once home to a GM manufacturing plant which is now closed, leading to the loss of some 26,000 jobs. The shut down left many unemployed […]
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qMf1xJ_ugg&feature=player_embedded] Often used by freight truckers to travel long distances in teams, convoys are on the verge of being used to commute to work. Safe Road Trains for the Environment (Sartre) in partnership with Volvo have completed a test on public highway outside of Barcelona of their “road-train”. Led by a truck operated by a […]
By Evan Desrochers, 2012 Summer Intern Hello Readers, My name is Evan and I am a newly hired summer Intern at the Urban Initiative. I am an undergraduate Economics major at UMass Dartmouth, studying to complete my degree in the fall of 2012. The field of Economics has opened my eyes to the inner workings […]