Is It Possible to Love Public Transit in Los Angeles?
The answer is "Yes!" for Kenny Uong who is passionate about L.A.'s buses and trains, knows how to get around without a car, and hopes to inspire others to do the same.
Planners Call for Deep Police Reforms
A letter signed by over 600 planners calls on the American Planning Association to advocate for fundamental police reforms, in other words, to defund the police.
Frances Goldin—Revolutionary, Organizer, Visionary—Joins the Ancestors at Age 95
Frances Goldin influenced a generation of housing organizers. Her vision was of a multiracial, multiethnic community based on the principles of justice. Her instruction to us was to fight for it.
Strategic Action for Affordable Housing: How Advocacy Organizations Accomplish Policy Change
Anaid Yerena of the University of Washington, Tacoma writes about a recent article she authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
Public Transit Advocacy in an Age of Immigration Crackdowns
Lynda Lopez argues that transit advocates should be immigrant allies during crackdowns.
Year in Review: The APA's Advocacy Work in Washington, D.C.
The APA noted that the 115th Congress was "marked by divisive rhetoric, partisan stalemates, and threats to programs on which local communities rely." At the end of the year, however, it could still celebrate substantial victories.
The Millennials Who Came to Save Public Transit in Boston
Politico makes the team at TransitMatters in Boston nationally famous.
Tips for Talking About Climate Change
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is the leading expert in how to have difficult conversations about climate change—like the kind when facts aren't enough.
Houston Requires Community Benefits for Development Subsidies
Houston joins cities like Philadelphia, Detroit, and Minneapolis in demanding a greater return on public dollars.
Why Housing Messaging Backfires
Despite decades of our raising the issue of displacement in the face of rising rents, many Americans still do not see this as a call-to-action or a failure of public policy. Here is why our housing messaging may be backfiring.
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