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Low-Income Neighborhoods

A $250 million project, eight years in the making, returned inpatient hospital care to the neighborhoods of South Los Angeles.
Jul 22, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Although income inequality receives plenty of coverage these days, research suggests that neighborhoods of color have less access to resources than white neighborhoods despite similar median incomes.
Apr 28, 2015   Next City
A new study analyzing the amenities in 165 parks in the four-county Kansas City metro region found that low-income neighborhoods suffer from a lack of play spaces, despite having more parks per capita, reports Emily Badger.
Mar 25, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Angie Schmitt reports on the results of a new study tying low-income neighborhoods to much higher rates of pedestrian, cyclist, and motorist injuries.
Apr 25, 2012   Streetsblog D.C.