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Michael Lewyn is an assistant professor at Touro Law Center in Long Island.
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Michael Lewyn is an associate professor at Touro Law Center in Central Islip, NY. His scholarship can be found at http://works.bepress.com/lewyn

Recent Posts

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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).
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May 14, 2018, 5am PDT
Why local governments can not always be trusted to run housing policy.
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April 30, 2018, 5am PDT
Despite the stress and pollution of urban life, even the most dense, traffic-clogged cities may be as healthy as streetcar suburbs.
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April 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Those of us who cherish cities have much to be grateful for (at least in some cities).
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March 19, 2018, 6am PDT
Why do green transportation policies attract less intense support than environmentalist policies related to waste and litter?
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March 11, 2018, 11am PDT
I don't bike, but I still feel safer on streets with bike lanes. This essay explains why.
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February 15, 2018, 5am PST
Many of the Best Picture nominees are set in cities, and none are focused on suburbia.
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February 6, 2018, 2pm PST
One common explanation for recent declines in transit ridership is that gentrification has driven lower-income commuters into car-dependent suburbs. But does data bear this out?
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January 16, 2018, 5am PST
Over the past two years or so, transit ridership has begun to decline. It seems that this decline has been most widespread among cities with relatively weak transit systems.
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December 21, 2017, 12pm PST
The concept of "eyes on the street" is relevant to a wide variety of neighborhoods, not just the low-rise urban areas that Jane Jacobs wrote about.
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