Tag: Jay Walljasper
The future of bike lanes in African-American neighborhoods.
It’s time to launch a walking movement to strengthen our health and communities.
Local efforts have always been the backbone of global green activism.
Our dysfunctional, corporate dominated food system threatens our health and the planet.
How the “bikelash” was overcome in New York and other cities.
Why local government, co-ops, community organizations, and unions are commoners.
What’s right and what’s wrong with Libertarians’ vision of a volunteer society?
More than ever, we need common ground where all kinds of people can interact, learn, and have fun.
The rising power of local government offers an opportunity to rebuild the commons.
Where does the rage in the Republican Party come from?
Young people are making a difference in the cities they call home.
A case study in traffic calming, and why it’s sometimes better to ask for forgiveness than permission.
Southwest Detroit has defied the stereotype of urban decay.
The neighborhood is a powerful, but often overlooked, tool for social change.
Many public spaces have long been neglected, but it’s time for their revitalization.
The urban-suburban divide in Detroit shows the need to treat a metropolitan area as a single organism, rooted in a sense of the commons.
Votes in Oregon show taxes are popular when invested in public services, and when the rich pay their share.