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This Big City is an award winning online publication sharing ideas and encouraging discussion about sustainable cities since 2009.

Planetizen is a public-interest information exchange for the urban planning, design, and development community. It is a one-stop source for urban planning news, editorials, book reviews, announcements, jobs, education, and more.

The Atlantic Cities explores the most innovative ideas and pressing issues facing today’s global cities and neighborhoods. By bringing together news, analysis, data, and trends, the site is an engaging destination for an increasingly urbanized world.

Untapped Cities digs up unique and hidden stories of our cities.  This urban planning blog now has over 300 contributors from around the world informing readers about new places through their journalism and photography.

Sustainable Cities Collective Sustainable Cities Collective provides unique and aggregated content related to urban planning, sustainable development, and urban economics, among other issues. They cover the fields of building and design, planning, resources, populace, economy, and transportation.

Streetsblog is your source for any and all news on sustainable transportation and livable communities.  Streetsblog makes its easy to read blogs from all over the US through an interactive map that connects its readers to different stories from around the country.

New Geography studies our neighborhoods and their relationship to our work, economy and infrastructure. It tries to develop solutions to how we can best respond to the dynamic, ever-changing world we now know.

Grist is a nonprofit media organization that brings environmental stories straight to its 1,500,000+ readers.  By putting a little bit of humor in each of its reports, this quirky site connects everyday events to climate issues and takes the often depressing tone that comes with this topic out of its content. Grist engages its audience by welcoming stories and photos from readers.

Blueprint America specializes in a specific niche of urban planning – infrastructure. This pioneering initiative was founded in 2008 by Thirteen/WNET and is funded by the Rockefeller Foundation. The site uses a variety of outlets, including videos, blogs and web-only content to address the deficient service to America’s infrastructure and the implications that come with it.

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