Self-driving cars will bring huge changes to the structure of American cities, American mobility, consumer culture, and road safety–but how much of the hype is fact and how much is fiction?Read more "The Myth of The Self-Driving Car Cure"
“Development without displacement.”Read more "“No Bad Days,” Down at 787 Windsor"
A little background: I spent 2014 writing for a website based in London called “The Urban Times,” where I reported and wrote on environmental issues, technology, urban development, international policy, and current events. I also dabbled in more editorial styles of writing. Unfortunately, “The Urban Times” shuttered in December 2014 and the site finally went […]Read more "Flashback: The Urban/Suburban Divide As Seen Through Cafés"
Let’s be honest.Read more "Does Atlanta Really Need 68 Miles of Streetcars?"
Three years ago, I attended a conference hosted by the Livable Communities Coalition, then still a part of the Atlanta Regional Commission. It was a day long affair of presentations and discussions, with one led by famous author and city planner Jeff Speck. My favorite part of the event came towards the end of the […]Read more "Walkabout With PEDS & Amanda Rhein, MARTA’s Director of TOD"
I’ve been thinking a lot about walking lately. Last week I attended a walking tour of downtown led by PEDS’ Ian Sansom and Dr. Nancy Kropf, GSU’s Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Planning. The other attendees were a mixture of students and professors from Georgia State, local community members, and a planner from the […]Read more "The Streets Downtown"