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Jun 25 2021
Urbanists lament the fact that the average American knows and cares little about the built environment, but this sad reality has a significant upside. Because urban policy is a relatively fringe topic, it presents what is in today’s political climate a rare opportunity: the chance to make converts to conservative principles through rational persuasion.
As the left and right solidifyThe American Conservative
Apr 19 2021
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg recently kicked off a social media frenzy when he said that racism has sometimes been a part of highway planning and construction.
The remarks came in an interview conducted by the Grio, a news outlet focusing on news of special interest to a Black audience.PolitiFact
Nov 12 2020
The Minimes barracks in Paris don’t look like the future of cities. A staid brick-and-limestone complex established in 1925 along a backstreet in the Marais district, it’s the sort of structure you pass without a second glance in a place as photogenic as Paris.
A closer look at its courtyard, however, reveals a striking transformation. The barracks’ former parking lot has become aBloomberg
Sep 11 2020
As riots and Covid-related economic problems have afflicted America’s big cities, many on the right have been quick to blame progressive mayors for decades of policies that have made a difficult situation worse. The current moment offers an opportunity for conservatives because the Right’s policy instincts are more in tune with urban-dwellers in a range of areas, including housing costs,City Journal
May 20 2022
Pedestrian deaths reached a 40-year high last year, according to preliminary data from the Governors Highway Safety Association.
By the numbers: Drivers struck and killed more than 7,400 people in 2021, and the percentage of children killed by speeding drivers more than doubled since 2018.Axios
Mar 07 2022
Moscow is recruiting Syrians skilled in urban combat to fight in Ukraine as Russia’s invasion is poised to expand deeper into cities, according to U.S. officials.
An American assessment indicates that Russia, which has been operating inside Syria since 2015, has in recent days been recruiting fighters from there, hoping their expertise in urban combat can help take Kyiv and deal aWall Street Journal (News)
Apr 29 2013
Cities are entering a new era of neglect by the federal government.New York Times (News)
Jun 29 2022
The Supreme Court’s decision last week overturning the nationwide right to an abortion in the United States may have sent worried people flooding to Planned Parenthood’s website to learn about nearby clinics or schedule services.
But if they used the organization’s online scheduling tool, it appears Planned Parenthood could share people’s location — and, in some cases, even the methodWashington Post
Oct 24 2021
From her office in the visitor center at the still-under-construction Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Jennifer Owen-White has a perfect view of the fuel terminals and salvage yards that dot the horizon.
One day soon, there will be wetlands, trails, and saltgrass meadows in the foreground. But those fuel tanks and junked cars will still loom like a storm cloud in the distance, anChristian Science Monitor
Jun 17 2022
Stacey Abrams is rolling out her public safety and gun control plan ahead of the November election.
What's happening: The Democratic gubernatorial nominee is proposing to reverse some of the gun rights expansions Gov. Brian Kemp has promoted, as well as to resurrect a bipartisan criminal justice reform task force, according to a plan first reviewed by Axios.
Why it matters:Axios