Many advocates for new ways of thinking about places and streets argue for reduced use of cars as the dominant mode of transportation. A new study finds, however that poverty is improved when the poor have access to a car for transportation.
Apr 3, 2014 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
A new paper published in the Urban Studies journal finds a weak, negative relationship between vouchers and violent crime rates. There is no observable relationship between vouchers and violent crime rates in suburban areas.
Mar 31, 2014 Urban Studies
The terms Central city, Inner city and urban have long been
synonymous with the poorer, disadvantaged minority sections of metropolitan
areas. Conversely, the suburbs have been associated with whites, affluence and
job growth. For a long time, however, this dichotomy has failed to capture the Opinion
Oct 13, 2011 By
One of the greatest challenges for US cities is the
perceived failure of public schools. Both as a means for attracting and
retaining the middle class and for providing upward mobility public schools are
crucial. Consequently, any effort to build livable cities must include Opinion
Sep 26, 2011 By