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Is a (federal) urban agenda politically possible?

Few would dispute that the United States is hard to characterize as an urban nation.  Yes, we’ll always have New York City, but by world standards even the density there is simply what we’d expect of a major global city. And we could, … Continue reading

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Political Participation and Planners

When the public disengages from local politics, what does it mean for planners and other professionals in city government?   In the story of Detroit, one of the newer chapters will be about what effect the return to a district-based … Continue reading

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