June 26, 2013
by Deron Lovaas

Choosing Our Future: The Fierce Urgency of Metro Planning

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
An old boss of mine, a former 7-term Congressman from Pennsylvania, used to tell a joke:
A woman from his district came to see him about a problem, specifically a lo… Continue reading

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December 15, 2011
by Michael Davidson

Green Jobs for Youth: Recommendations for the Earth Summit

Michael Davidson, China Climate Fellow, Washington, DC
Unemployment and underemployment are major concerns for youth around the world. The global economic downturn hit youth disproportionately hard, and even today, youth are three times… Continue reading

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May 23, 2011
by Kaid Benfield

Warning: transit data may not mean what you think they mean

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities & Smart Growth, Washington, DC There were a lot of stories in the press last week about a voluminous study by the Metropolitan Policy Center at Brookings (which does great work and a lot of it) on the be… Continue reading

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