US Cities Becoming More Diverse AND More Segregated

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The Atlantic Cities blog recently profiled a study by Professor Mark Ellis and colleagues arguing that US cities are diversifying even as they are becoming increasingly segregated. As colleague Richard Wright of Dartmouth argues,  “You can have segregation and diversity in the same place, at the same time”. Their research, The Racially Fragmented Click to Read More

Our region’s transportation plan: too heavy on growth, cars & sprawl?

It’s curious that the Puget Sound Regional Council’s (PSRC) recent vision of our transportation future contained so many roads, so little mass transit.

Author Edward Abbey famously said that “Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” It’s also the underpinning of our region’s economic assumptions. At some Click to Read More