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Protests

March 12, 2021, 7am PST
A heated debate and a party line vote in Oklahoma.
The Oklahoman
July 3, 2020, 6am PDT
While not conclusive, evidence suggests that relatively few transmissions of the coronavirus occurred during the widespread protests that followed the death of George Floyd due to the outdoor settings, being in motion and wearing of masks.
The Washington Post
June 29, 2020, 6am PDT
Maurice Cox, planning commissioner for the Chicago Department of Planning and Development, is the subject of this in-depth coverage by the Chicago Tribune.
Chicago Tribune
Blog post
June 19, 2020, 5am PDT
Do protests and riots inevitably lead to crime waves and flight to suburbia? Not always.
Michael Lewyn
June 16, 2020, 11am PDT
The symbolism behind highway protests brings demonstrators to occupy Interstate 94 between St. Paul and Minneapolis.
CityLab
June 15, 2020, 12pm PDT
It's no geographic accident that so many of the images emerging from nationwide protests have featured numerous protestors on bikes. These forces have been coalescing for years.
The New Yorker
June 14, 2020, 11am PDT
An urban planning scholar of foreign conflict shares insights into how recent political unrest in the United States resembles and distinguishes from the ethnic and nationalistic conflict experienced in other countries in recent decades.
Scott Bollens
June 7, 2020, 7am PDT
Mobility-as-a-service companies have disappeared when essential workers needed them most, falling short of their promoted role as gap fillers.
OneZero via Medium
June 5, 2020, 6am PDT
Compared to 1992 in Los Angeles, the protest and civil unrest of 2020 have relocated to neighborhoods farther north, and further entrenched by white wealth.
Los Angeles Times
June 5, 2020, 5am PDT
It's possible that bus public transit could some day again be a powerful tool for economic and social mobility.
The Onion
June 4, 2020, 8am PDT
An impassioned plea for police not to escalate the violent and angry scenes that have punctuated the peaceful protests of the past week, as desired by key figures in the Trump administration as well as the president himself.
The Dallas Morning News
June 4, 2020, 6am PDT
The commandeering of buses for police to transport arrested protestors is raising questions about the allegiances of transit agencies in the United States.
Smart Cities Dive
June 1, 2020, 9am PDT
The optics of public transit suffered over the weekend, as a few transit agencies have been commandeered by police and even shut down entirely with little or no notice, stranding protesters and essential workers alike.
New York Daily News
December 17, 2019, 11am PST
Atlanta's worsening housing affordability set the stage for a controversy over the city's use of eminent domain to build a new park and stormwater retention facility.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 1, 2019, 12pm PDT
For many residents, Santiago's subway system and its fare hikes became a nexus for anger over deeper inequities across Chilean society.
CityLab
November 26, 2018, 7am PST
Anger at fuel tax increases planned for January, part of a pro-Green agenda espoused by President Emmanuel Macron, has sparked a populous movement involving hundreds of thousands of protestors that have taken to the streets, erupting into violence.
CityLab
October 14, 2018, 1pm PDT
Students from Beverly Hills staged a high-visibility "walkout" to protest L.A. Metro's extension of the Purple Line subway past Beverly Hills High School.
The Los Angeles Times
September 4, 2017, 11am PDT
Protestors are placing their bodies between bike paths and car traffic to make a point about transportation planning.
CityLab
August 15, 2017, 1pm PDT
A think-piece published by CityLab argues that public space, and the ideals it embodies, are under threat from the racist groups that gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.
CityLab
August 15, 2017, 6am PDT
A day of reckoning has come for state lawmakers who proposed protections for motorists who attack protestors from behind the wheels of their car. A tragedy at protests in Charlotte has cast new light on the dangerous potential of such laws.
The Dallas Morning News