Buffalo Bayou Paddle Trail
Buffalo Bayou Paddle Trail, Houston (Ben Giannantonio)

The Outside Urban Survival Guide

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Buffalo Bayou Paddle Trail

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Farm shares, new campgrounds, paddle trails—urban living is getting better and better. We break down these and 28 other new developments that are making U.S. cities shine.

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Bike shares, LED streetlights, and five more upgrades making U.S. cities shine.
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Five ways to enrich city living.
Street Cleaning
Metros are shrinking their footprints with these five tactics.

From Outside Magazine, April/May 2021
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Lead Photo: Ben Giannantonio