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Uber’s Latest Carpool Service Looks a Lot Like the Bus

Uber’s Latest Carpool Service Looks a Lot Like the Bus (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Uber is not here to compete with public transit — or so the company’s reps have continually stressed over the last few years. But for all its first/last mile partnerships, data offerings and...

How India Could Help Solve America’s Sewage Woes

How India Could Help Solve America’s Sewage Woes An engineer takes notes at the fecal sludge treatment plant in Devanahalli, a municipality on the outskirts of Bangalore. The plant was built to look like a garden from the outside to minimize residents'...

Mayors Urge Trump Not to Dismantle Clean Power Plan

Mayors Urge Trump Not to Dismantle Clean Power Plan President Donald Trump signed an Energy Independence Executive Order last March aimed at unraveling former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)...

Austin Is First Texas City to Pass Paid Sick Leave

Austin Is First Texas City to Pass Paid Sick Leave (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) Last week, the Austin City Council passed a citywide, mandatory paid sick leave policy — one of about 40 such laws in the country, but the first in Texas. Related Stories Austin Worker...

Six Things I Learned From World Urban Forum 9

Six Things I Learned From World Urban Forum 9 Shakespeare got it right: “All the world’s a stage…” But I wonder if even he’d be surprised at the dialogue we heard at World Urban Forum 9. Related Stories World Urban Forum 9, Day Six: Slum-Dwellers Improvise...