Category Archives: revitalization

Teaching Coal Miners to Code in Eastern Kentucky

With coal mining at a 35-year low, coal regions have been struggling with job losses and stagnant local economies. One new venture in Kentucky offers a solution: teaching coal miners how to code. It started three years ago when Rusty Justice and M. Lynn Parrish, the owners of a Pikeville, Kentucky excavation and engineering company […]

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Los Angeles Taps Community and Crowdfunding to Transform its Streets

Think of Los Angeles and traffic-congested streets may come to mind. Taking up 15% of the city’s land, L.A.’s streets make up, by many measures, its largest public asset. So how could this resource be transformed from a gauntlet of gridlock into a network of safe public venues where communities, culture, and greenery can flourish? […]