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Amenities & Activation • Arts & Entertainment • Attraction • Branding & Wayfinding • Business Recruitment & Retention • Clean & Safe • Communication • Communications & Media • Design & Capital Improvements • Economic Growth • Economic Impact • Festivals & Events • Funding Resources • Image Enhancement • Management • Management Issues • Parking • Pathways and Public Spaces • Placemaking • Planning • Public Engagement • Residential Development • Revitalization Projects • Seasonal Events & Promotions • Supporting Merchants • Targeting Groups • Tourism • Transportation • Trends, Analysis & Commentary • Walking, Biking & Recreation
Amenities & Activation Arts & Entertainment Attraction Branding & Wayfinding Business Recruitment & Retention Clean & Safe Communication Communications & Media Design & Capital Improvements Economic Growth Economic Impact Festivals & Events Funding Resources Image Enhancement Management Management Issues Parking Pathways and Public Spaces Placemaking Planning Public Engagement Residential Development Revitalization Projects Seasonal Events & Promotions Supporting Merchants Targeting Groups Tourism Transportation Trends, Analysis & Commentary Walking, Biking & Recreation


 

   
Amenities & Activation

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Cultural District drives revitalization
Cultural District drives revitalization
4/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
$15.00

New technology offers public amenity along with data-gathering capabilities
New technology offers public amenity along with data-gathering capabilities
6/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

PARK(ing) Day events remain popular, lead to permanent installations
PARK(ing) Day events remain popular, lead to permanent installations
9/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Quality is key to a successful on-street vendor program
Quality is key to a successful on-street vendor program
8/1/17, 2.00 page(s)
$15.00

Repurposed underpass provides connectivity and public gathering space
Repurposed underpass provides connectivity and public gathering space
11/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Arts & Entertainment

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A rainy day enticement for city centers
A rainy day enticement for city centers
4/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
$15.00

Fire hydrants transformed
Fire hydrants transformed
10/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
$15.00

Grassroots exhibits repurpose vacant spaces, attract more foot traffic downtown
Grassroots exhibits repurpose vacant spaces, attract more foot traffic downtown
6/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

ScrapFest turns trash into treasure
ScrapFest turns trash into treasure
2/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Year-long initiative expands and promotes public art
Year-long initiative expands and promotes public art
9/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Attraction

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Study reveals motivations and barriers to downtown visits
Study reveals motivations and barriers to downtown visits
12/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Branding & Wayfinding

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As downtown evolves, branding tells a new story
As downtown evolves, branding tells a new story
7/1/17, 2 page(s)
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Common thread connects disparate downtown districts
Common thread connects disparate downtown districts
5/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Business Recruitment & Retention

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Community surveys help identify needs of rapidly growing neighborhood
Community surveys help identify needs of rapidly growing neighborhood
11/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Creating a compelling and actionable downtown vision
Creating a compelling and actionable downtown vision
8/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

DIY retail development fills vacant block
DIY retail development fills vacant block
10/1/17, 2.50 page(s)
$15.00

Development boom spurs new marketing campaign
Development boom spurs new marketing campaign
3/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Directory connects businesses to resources
Directory connects businesses to resources
1/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Downtown organizations can help merchants remain competitive
Downtown organizations can help merchants remain competitive
1/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Helping merchants expand hours, attract new customers
Helping merchants expand hours, attract new customers
2/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Leveraging existing assets to create a successful business cluster
Leveraging existing assets to create a successful business cluster
4/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Makerspaces become part of the urban core
Makerspaces become part of the urban core
5/1/17, 2.00 page(s)
$15.00

New program aims to expand and support startup and creative community
New program aims to expand and support startup and creative community
7/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

New program supports existing businesses only, allows group applications
New program supports existing businesses only, allows group applications
9/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Pop-up matches entrepreneurs with resources to spur business creation
Pop-up matches entrepreneurs with resources to spur business creation
11/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Positioning downtown as a creative campus to fill vacant spaces
Positioning downtown as a creative campus to fill vacant spaces
2/1/17, 2.00 page(s)
$15.00

Sharing economy leads to shared space and savings
Sharing economy leads to shared space and savings
8/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Strategic outreach efforts fill vacancies
Strategic outreach efforts fill vacancies
6/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Supporting food-based startups fills vacancies, creates jobs, adds to the local dining scene
Supporting food-based startups fills vacancies, creates jobs, adds to the local dining scene
7/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Clean & Safe

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Communities continue to seek public restroom solutions
Communities continue to seek public restroom solutions
2/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Creative partnerships address vacant and poorly maintained properties
Creative partnerships address vacant and poorly maintained properties
10/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Crosswalk art a safety and funding concern
Crosswalk art a safety and funding concern
6/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Green projects manage stormwater, improve aesthetics
Green projects manage stormwater, improve aesthetics
11/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Pedestrian safety efforts range from simple to costly
Pedestrian safety efforts range from simple to costly
4/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Smoking bans sought to reduce nuisance behavior, better reflect downtown brand
Smoking bans sought to reduce nuisance behavior, better reflect downtown brand
7/1/17, 2.00 page(s)
$15.00

Communication

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Interactive website, road show, and more aid public engagement process
Interactive website, road show, and more aid public engagement process
12/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Communications & Media

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Delivering educational, entertaining, sharable reports
Delivering educational, entertaining, sharable reports
6/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Effective communication turns construction gridlock into downtown happening
Effective communication turns construction gridlock into downtown happening
5/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Strategies for social media success
Strategies for social media success
10/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Design & Capital Improvements

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Developer-funded pubic art to create connections along busy downtown corridor
Developer-funded pubic art to create connections along busy downtown corridor
4/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Parking lot conversion creates connectivity and public space
Parking lot conversion creates connectivity and public space
2/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Phased Complete Streets project improves safety, accessibility, and more
Phased Complete Streets project improves safety, accessibility, and more
11/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Streetscape upgrade meets many goals
Streetscape upgrade meets many goals
9/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Economic Growth

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Ambitious retail recruitment program includes many facets
Ambitious retail recruitment program includes many facets
12/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Seven Shop Local tips
Seven Shop Local tips
12/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Vertical development zone encourages mixed-use projects
Vertical development zone encourages mixed-use projects
12/1/17, 0.50 page(s)
$15.00

Economic Impact

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Lighting projects enhance downtown economic development, revitalization, and tourism
Lighting projects enhance downtown economic development, revitalization, and tourism
1/1/17, 2.50 page(s)
$15.00

Privately funded loan program supports downtown revitalization
Privately funded loan program supports downtown revitalization
3/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Rapid recovery is vital after disaster strikes
Rapid recovery is vital after disaster strikes
2/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
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Report quantifies the value of the downtown
Report quantifies the value of the downtown
2/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Strategic Investment Plan seeks to leverage private investment with state and city funds
Strategic Investment Plan seeks to leverage private investment with state and city funds
9/1/17, 2.25 page(s)
$15.00

Town-gown relationships continue to evolve
Town-gown relationships continue to evolve
6/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Festivals & Events

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Food truck competition targets discerning patrons
Food truck competition targets discerning patrons
5/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Monthly event themes keep things fresh, strategically showcase businesses
Monthly event themes keep things fresh, strategically showcase businesses
5/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Moving from one large event to many smaller events benefits downtown businesses
Moving from one large event to many smaller events benefits downtown businesses
3/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Variety of food truck options attracts diners
Variety of food truck options attracts diners
10/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Funding Resources

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Flexible federal program promotes innovation, regional collaboration, and more
Flexible federal program promotes innovation, regional collaboration, and more
4/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
$15.00

Image Enhancement

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Community branding aims to attract young workers, new businesses, and visitors
Community branding aims to attract young workers, new businesses, and visitors
3/1/17, 2.25 page(s)
$15.00

Management

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Door-to-door discussions uncover unmet needs
Door-to-door discussions uncover unmet needs
7/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Downtown success radiates to adjacent neighborhoods
Downtown success radiates to adjacent neighborhoods
7/1/17, 0.75 page(s)
$15.00

Main Street’s Four Point Approach becomes more strategic and inclusive
Main Street’s Four Point Approach becomes more strategic and inclusive
6/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Unique twist on banner program generates partnerships and profit
Unique twist on banner program generates partnerships and profit
6/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Walkability drives development, requires place management
Walkability drives development, requires place management
10/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Management Issues

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Attracting corporate sponsors requires communication, flexibility, and promotion
Attracting corporate sponsors requires communication, flexibility, and promotion
9/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Color Run can be a liability
Color Run can be a liability
8/1/17, 0.5 page(s)
$15.00

Event professional offers tips to attract funding
Event professional offers tips to attract funding
8/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Inviting "stockholders" to invest in downtown
Inviting "stockholders" to invest in downtown
1/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
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Parking

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Cities try an array of management tools to balance parking and development needs
Cities try an array of management tools to balance parking and development needs
3/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

New mixed-use facilities an important piece of revitalization puzzle
New mixed-use facilities an important piece of revitalization puzzle
5/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Older facilities become more user friendly with technology
Older facilities become more user friendly with technology
11/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Pathways and Public Spaces

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Mural event draws crowds
Mural event draws crowds
12/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
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Pilot project transforms medians into programmed green space
Pilot project transforms medians into programmed green space
12/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Placemaking

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Downtowns must be pedestrian-friendly and fun to remain competitive
Downtowns must be pedestrian-friendly and fun to remain competitive
6/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
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Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper transforms city centers of all sizes
Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper transforms city centers of all sizes
5/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Public/private partnership brings mini-grants to art projects
Public/private partnership brings mini-grants to art projects
5/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Rotational Public Art Program defines and refreshes downtown’s “main street”
Rotational Public Art Program defines and refreshes downtown’s “main street”
9/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
$15.00

Planning

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Breaking a long-range plan into smaller strategic bites
Breaking a long-range plan into smaller strategic bites
4/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Developing a strategy for public spaces
Developing a strategy for public spaces
9/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Landscape arts masterplan helps shape new downtown district
Landscape arts masterplan helps shape new downtown district
3/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Reclaiming brownfields for growing downtown requires long-range planning
Reclaiming brownfields for growing downtown requires long-range planning
10/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Public Engagement

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A young leaders program shifts public perceptions, advances projects
A young leaders program shifts public perceptions, advances projects
5/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Platform provides practical way to gather vital public input
Platform provides practical way to gather vital public input
2/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Residential Development

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Bundling financing tools attracts more projects
Bundling financing tools attracts more projects
8/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
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Strategic development attracts influx of millennials
Strategic development attracts influx of millennials
3/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Revitalization Projects

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Creating excitement is key to revitalization efforts
Creating excitement is key to revitalization efforts
5/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
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Creative development model revives downtown neighborhood
Creative development model revives downtown neighborhood
1/1/17, 1.50 page(s)
$15.00

Innovative libraries are a downtown asset
Innovative libraries are a downtown asset
3/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Repurposed gas stations become vibrant public spaces
Repurposed gas stations become vibrant public spaces
8/1/17, 1.00 page(s)
$15.00

Using many tools builds investor confidence
Using many tools builds investor confidence
11/1/17, 2.50 page(s)
$15.00

Seasonal Events & Promotions

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"Taste of" event evolves to celebrate diversity
"Taste of" event evolves to celebrate diversity
9/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
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April — Celebrating fools, walkers, customers, and the environment
April — Celebrating fools, walkers, customers, and the environment
10/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

August — Celebrating colorful, playful, delicious downtowns
August — Celebrating colorful, playful, delicious downtowns
2/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Celebrating pets, the maker movement, and more
Celebrating pets, the maker movement, and more
4/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Contest rewards those who find the "heart" of downtown
Contest rewards those who find the "heart" of downtown
2/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

December — Celebrating ugly knit things, snowmen, cookie sharing, and more
December — Celebrating ugly knit things, snowmen, cookie sharing, and more
6/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Extending Halloween’s drawing power
Extending Halloween’s drawing power
8/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Fair Saturday promotes art, culture, and shopping locally
Fair Saturday promotes art, culture, and shopping locally
10/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Fashion trucks enliven city centers
Fashion trucks enliven city centers
6/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

February — Celebrating friendship, kindness, and love this month
February — Celebrating friendship, kindness, and love this month
8/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

January — Celebrating snow sports, resolutions, cheese, puzzles, and more
January — Celebrating snow sports, resolutions, cheese, puzzles, and more
7/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

July — Celebrating ice cream, dogs, customers, and cowboys
July — Celebrating ice cream, dogs, customers, and cowboys
1/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

March — Celebrating quilters, artists, storytellers, and small business owners
March — Celebrating quilters, artists, storytellers, and small business owners
9/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Movies in the Park event continues to grow
Movies in the Park event continues to grow
4/1/17, 0.75 page(s)
$15.00

New festival and marketing effort mark Earth Day
New festival and marketing effort mark Earth Day
8/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

November — Celebrating Native American heritage, stress reduction, and a farewell to pumpkins
November — Celebrating Native American heritage, stress reduction, and a farewell to pumpkins
5/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

September — Celebrating grandparents, dance, tailgating, and more
September — Celebrating grandparents, dance, tailgating, and more
3/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Solar eclipse will draw tourists to much of the U.S. in August
Solar eclipse will draw tourists to much of the U.S. in August
1/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Welcome festival for college students proves beneficial for everyone
Welcome festival for college students proves beneficial for everyone
9/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Supporting Merchants

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Building successful Shop Local campaigns
Building successful Shop Local campaigns
2/1/17, 2.5 page(s)
$15.00

Consistent networking builds stronger business community
Consistent networking builds stronger business community
3/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Cross-promotion and collaboration lead to more downtown events
Cross-promotion and collaboration lead to more downtown events
4/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Introducing new customers to downtown merchants in time for holiday shopping
Introducing new customers to downtown merchants in time for holiday shopping
5/1/17, 0.5 page(s)
$15.00

March Madness inspires downtown dining campaign
March Madness inspires downtown dining campaign
7/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
$15.00

Outreach increases business owner engagement
Outreach increases business owner engagement
7/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Strategically located wine tasting stations introduce merchants to new customers
Strategically located wine tasting stations introduce merchants to new customers
8/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Targeting Groups

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Downtown open house succeeds with realtor participation
Downtown open house succeeds with realtor participation
3/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
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Event series attracts families, young children
Event series attracts families, young children
3/1/17, 0.75 page(s)
$15.00

Gaining a millennial perspective leads to better downtown promotion
Gaining a millennial perspective leads to better downtown promotion
9/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Giving young families a new read on the city center
Giving young families a new read on the city center
7/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Integrated marketing campaign aims to attract new residents from neighboring city
Integrated marketing campaign aims to attract new residents from neighboring city
8/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Using photo contests strategically to meet city center goals
Using photo contests strategically to meet city center goals
6/1/17, 1 page(s)
$15.00

Tourism

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Ambassador training aims to increase customer service, return visits
Ambassador training aims to increase customer service, return visits
7/1/17, 1.75 page(s)
$15.00

Dedicated group brings new visitors, unique experiences bring them back
Dedicated group brings new visitors, unique experiences bring them back
4/1/17, 1.5 page(s)
$15.00

Encourage residents to discover downtown attractions
Encourage residents to discover downtown attractions
9/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
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Guided walk attracts locals and guests from around the globe
Guided walk attracts locals and guests from around the globe
4/1/17, 0.5 page(s)
$15.00

Partnerships provide funding and co-marketing opportunities
Partnerships provide funding and co-marketing opportunities
2/1/17, 2 page(s)
$15.00

Summer kickoff campaign includes video, photo contest, and daily themes
Summer kickoff campaign includes video, photo contest, and daily themes
6/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Transportation

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Property owners fund bus passes to reduce parking congestion
Property owners fund bus passes to reduce parking congestion
10/1/17, 2.00 page(s)
$15.00

Streetcars see success despite naysayers
Streetcars see success despite naysayers
8/1/17, 2.00 page(s)
$15.00

Volunteer &147;army&148; promotes public transit
Volunteer &147;army&148; promotes public transit
7/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Trends, Analysis & Commentary

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Experts weigh in on event trends
Experts weigh in on event trends
10/1/17, 2 page(s)
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Looking Ahead to 2017
Looking Ahead to 2017
1/1/17, 2.75 page(s)
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Looking Ahead to 2017: Ten trends that will shape the new year
Looking Ahead to 2017: Ten trends that will shape the new year
1/1/17, 4 page(s)
$15.00

Offering many dining options under one roof increasingly popular
Offering many dining options under one roof increasingly popular
4/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

Walking, Biking & Recreation

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Business owners among groups pushing back against more bike lanes
Business owners among groups pushing back against more bike lanes
7/1/17, 0.75 page(s)
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Run, Ride & Share campaign aims to boost public safety
Run, Ride & Share campaign aims to boost public safety
5/1/17, 0.75 page(s)
$15.00

Trails connect downtown to the region, and to economic opportunity
Trails connect downtown to the region, and to economic opportunity
4/1/17, 1.25 page(s)
$15.00

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