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  • Thursday, January 11, 2018 10:01 AM | Daphne Politis


    "Over the past century the automobile has turned out to be the ultimate disruptor to 

    human lives and our civic way of life."

  • Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:54 AM | Daphne Politis

    “The social and emotional cost fell on poor people and people of color,” says University of Richmond’s Robert Nelson."

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 5:20 PM | Daphne Politis
    "We need openness and clarity about what the green belt does and its role in the undersupply of housing. Then we can ask if the price of green belt is one worth paying. If so, we can at least maintain the green belt without spurious justifications such as growing food and mitigating urban heat islands. If not, we can start to debate a new approach to green belt policy, which might include concentrating on corridors of green with improved public access, as in the Lee Valley Regional Park."

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 5:16 PM | Daphne Politis

    Nearly a quarter of Houston's population lives in poverty—a scenario five times more likely for Black and Latino children than white children, according to a new report from Mayor Sylvester Turner's office. 

    A city task force has proposed an ambitious public jobs program as a way to make an immediate impact.

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 5:15 PM | Daphne Politis

    "The new 25-tear London Plan would ban the construction of parking in large swatches of the city. It's just one component of an ambitious policy agenda presented by London Mayor Sadiq Khan this week."

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 4:45 PM | Daphne Politis
    "When Berlin unveiled its plans last week to become a more bike- and pedestrian-friendly city, it was almost immediately hailed as a revolution. "

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 12:36 PM | Daphne Politis

    You're too expensive, you lack social skills and you're really segregated..."

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 12:34 PM | Daphne Politis

    "I wondered what it might be like to shack up in another city where..."

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 11:44 AM | Leonardi Aray (Administrator)

    We need a bolder master plan from Mayor Walsh

    The Boston Globe_Boston Then and Now letters _11 -11-17.pdf

Contact: Leonardi Aray, President |
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