Is walkable, pedestrian-friendly infrastructure a good investment for cities? For towns like Lancaster, Calif. and others, the payoff has been tremendous.
Inc. magazine has unveiled its 2010 rankings, and it has a decidedly Midwest, smokestack legacy feel to it. Topping the list is Ohio, which the magazine says is “reinventing itself through the technology and sciences sector, (but) traditional industries still have their say. Banking and insurance account for about 8 percent of Ohio’s GDP, and [...]