Baltimore


A Tale of Four Cities: How Smart Growth Can Shape the Future of the Washington, D.C. / Baltimore Region

, Senior policy and legal analyst

A new study has prompted me to think about the future of regional traffic as not just dependent on autonomous vehicles or better mass transit. Read more >

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Baltimore’s Arabbers: Simple Solutions to Public Problems?

, food systems & health analyst

Recently I was on conference call with a group of community-based food leaders. I asked them for a wish list—a list of any resource imaginable that could help them create a more equitable food system in their community. I told them: “the sky is the limit—just tell me what you need.” The usual suspects were rattled off…more time, money, staff…and then a quiet voice said, “I wish Baltimore would bring back the horses.” Read more >

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From Baltimore Protests to Food: The Importance of Community Voices

, food systems & health analyst

Two months ago I was in Baltimore for a conference focusing on healthy food access. Before the opening reception I squeezed in a run. With temperatures well below freezing, I ran down to the Harbor where the water was frozen and the cargo ships were still. There was hardly anyone in sight. I was amazed at the quietness blanketing the city. Read more >

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