Jeremy Levine, an assistant professor of organizational studies and sociology at the University of Michigan, talks about his book "Constructing Community: Urban Governance, Development, and Inequality in Boston." How do neighborhood groups, elected officials, and public servants claim the mantle of representing “the community”? Part 1 of 2.
This week, Sahar Massachi of the Integrity Institute talks about his MIT Technology Review piece, “How to Save Our Social Media by Treating it Like a City.” Who knew that managing social media’s bad actors is like dealing with urban problems such as black-box highway modeling, speed management, and city building?
This week we feature a chat between Carlos Cruz-Casas, assistant director of Miami Dade County's Department of Transportation and Public Works, and Grace Perdomo, executive director of Miami's Transit Alliance, about the Better Bus Project, an advocacy-led, community-driven redesign of the Miami-Dade bus network.