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Healthier cities in the US?

Healthier cities in the US?

December 24, 2009 will become a date to remember: today the US Senate passed its landmark health care legislation in...

Subway Psych 101

Subway Psych 101

Apparently, all those hours you spend on the subway have provided psychologists with a wealth of insight. Those of us...

Boomburb to boombust

Boomburb to boombust

The US mortgage crisis is having all sorts of spin-off effects on cities and regions, including differential growth patterns, a...

US ushers in its new health care bill

US ushers in its new health care bill

In what has been called “a hard-fought victory for President Obama“, the Affordable Health Care for America Act (HR 3962),...

Towards a national housing strategy

Towards a national housing strategy

We live in momentous times: currently, a very significant piece of legislation is making its way towards adoption. I outlined...

TransportCamp

TransportCamp

No, TransportCamp isn’t a bunch of transit geeks getting together at a fantasy camp in the woods. In fact, it’s...

SCARP Affordable Housing Symposium

SCARP Affordable Housing Symposium

No matter what your profession, you’ve probably been to your share of conferences. From professional to academic, trade shows to...

Youth and young adults increasingly car-free

Youth and young adults increasingly car-free

A couple of years ago, when I presented the results of my Masters thesis on the social travel patterns of...

Homelessness Action Week 2009

Homelessness Action Week 2009

This is an urgent call for my regular readers to participate in the fourth annual Homelessness Action Week in BC....

Whitopias

Whitopias

Many researchers are concerned about ethnic concentrations in our cities, particularly in the US. Researcher Rich Benjamin’s latest book Searching...

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