Diversity

October 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
Beginning this week, the city of Boston will ask developers how they plan to include women and minorities as workers and investors when putting city-owned real estate out for bid.
The Boston Globe
Blog post
August 7, 2018, 9am PDT
What responsibilities does an urban university engaged in the act of master planning have to the city of which it is a part, and to the greater public good?
Dean Saitta
July 19, 2018, 11am PDT
Germantown has acquired many more wealthy residents without displacing many of its long-term residents or losing its diversity.
Next City
Blog post
June 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
European cities tend to be more walkable and transit-accessible—perhaps because they get the three Ds right (density, diversity, and design).
Michael Lewyn
September 1, 2017, 10am PDT
Goals for low-income housing were lower in majority white cities and communities than they were in their more diverse neighbors.
Los Angeles Times
Blog post
July 13, 2017, 5am PDT

An efficient and fair transportation system must serve diverse users. The "Transportation for Everyone" rating system evaluates transport system diversity and, therefore, its ability to serve all community members.

Todd Litman
May 22, 2017, 1pm PDT
Focusing on the often-overlooked contributions of people of color to the built environment, Dr. Craig Wilkins from the University of Michigan shares his list of recommended reading.
Doggerel
May 18, 2017, 10am PDT
Bucking Texas political stereotypes, Houston is standing by its immigrant community. One reason: the city is one of country's most racially diverse.
Los Angeles Times
January 16, 2017, 1pm PST
The Exchange House will open in February, offering a hostel and much more for the immigrant communities of Akron's North Hill neighborhood.
Cleveland.com
December 1, 2016, 5am PST
Elaine Chao served all eight years as President George W. Bush's former Secretary of Labor and also under his father's administration as Deputy Secretary of Transportation. She is married to Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
The New York Times
November 7, 2016, 6am PST
Today's suburbs have changed dramatically from a generation ago. Younger, more diverse, and more liberal, they are "trending more Democratic." The PBS News Hour explores this critical demographic shift five days before Election Day.
PBS NewsHour
October 19, 2016, 5am PDT
Social changes in America relating to work, demographics and the family are changing the face of suburbs around the US.
Curbed
May 24, 2016, 10am PDT
if a community planning effort is to be judged by the degree to which all voices are heard, then anything short of a big turnout is going to feel like failure. Ben Brown talks equitable engagement, and aligning promises with implementation.
PlaceShakers
February 18, 2016, 10am PST
The benefits of diverse classroom settings are well established. How then to protect diversity in schools when the surrounding neighborhood is quickly becoming homogenous?
The New York Times
November 16, 2015, 11am PST
The Planning Accreditation Board, the body tasked with the accreditation process of planning programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level, will update its standards over the next month.
Next City
November 8, 2015, 11am PST
Access to campus is a primary obstacle for low-income, minority students to overcome in attending college. The College of Staten Island has found a simple solution that applies in less urban communities as well.
Politico New York
October 29, 2015, 5am PDT
Drawing on a distinction between equality and equity, Rick Jacobus argues that so-called 'poor doors' are a necessary compromise to promote affordable housing and neighborhood integration.
Rooflines
October 23, 2015, 7am PDT
An in-depth study of business improvement districts (BIDs) in two Los Angeles neighborhoods examines the factors behind their success or failure.
Next City
July 31, 2015, 8am PDT
As the nation becomes more racially diverse, so too do the suburbs.
Brookings: The Avenue
June 24, 2015, 6am PDT
Seemingly on the rebound after a 55-year decline in population, Pittsburgh is ready to move into a new era as an attractive destination for immigrants and a diverse population of residents.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette