Mapping Researchers Aim for Prettier Routes

TransportationResearchers Aim to Find the 'Most Pleasant' Way to Go Places

A group of researchers are using crowdsourcing to define the most aesthetically pleasing routes between two urban points, adding only minutes to travel times, in hopes of inspiring app designers.

CommunityThese Are the Best Cities for Liberals, Conservatives and Centrists

Tired of arguing about politics with your neighbors? Here are three Top 10 lists of cities where you're more likely to find common ground with those around you.

Des Moines Farmers Market

Food and Drink5 Tips for Starting a Farmers Market in Your Community

Experts on farmers markets offer their five top proven guidelines on factors to consider when planning to start a farmers market in your community.

CommunityThe One Thing You Need to Have to Be a Best Place to Live

How does a city become a great place to live? We started the conversation with NPR’s OnPoint with Tom Ashbrook.

Top 100 Best Places to Live Map

CommunityThe Best Places to Live Social Share Map

An interactive map showing where people are tweeting about #bestplaces, created by our friends at Esri.

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