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Next City / April 25, 2018

Who benefits when a city goes green?

Going green is a cornerstone of contemporary urban policy planning—and cultivating a green identity has become vital in boosting a city’s economic profile. But in the race to develop these initiatives, some cities are proving better at branding than in actually creating equitable green spaces for all citizens.

Next City / April 19, 2018

Buffalo dipping its toes into another linear park pool

While there seems to be significant community support around a proposal to transform a neglected elevated railroad line into a linear park in Buffalo, New York, there’s some concern that the participants in the planning process don’t represent the racial and ethnic diversity of the city.

Atlanta Magazine / March 29, 2018

What’s going on with transit on the Atlanta BeltLine?

There’s growing concern that the construction of light-rail transit along the full Atlanta BeltLine loop may not be moving forward as planned. As MARTA officials work to finalize what they can afford to build with the limited funding available, an advocacy group is mobilizing citizens to demand transit for the BeltLine.