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With historic influx of urban residents, cities are seeing growth in amenities

After decades of population loss, many cities are now growing faster than the rest of their metro areas. Urban developers are trying to attract the right amenities to support the new wave of urbanites. So what’s needed to sustain a dense and vibrant city? The answers might surprise you.

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National Roundup: Pittsburgh's young entrepreneurs, Denver's newest breweries

Pop City is one of 22 publications run by Issue Media Group, a Detroit-based media company. Our sister sites such as Model D in Detroit, Confluence in Denver, Fresh Water in Cleveland and Elevation in Washington D.C. have also been covering the latest in urban innovation and development. This is the first in a monthly series that will aggregate top news from around our network and profile what’s next for cities.

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Shaving bucks off your ride: Lyft's pink mustache cars roll into Pittsburgh

Lyft, an app-based ridesharing program popular in several U.S. cities, has come to Pittsburgh, providing competition for other forms of transportation and excitement for residents looking for a ride. 

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All aboard: Urban train stations redeveloped as neighborhood amenities

Transit hubs across the country have the potential to be more than just places we pass through on our way to somewhere else -- all it takes is a little imagination.

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Whatever happened to the Power of 32?

The plan was to find a shared vision among 32 counties in four states. So how's that going now that 14 initiatives have been adopted? Better than you might think.
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