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by Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Apr 7, 2016

Using Public Land to Create Equitable Communities: Policy Best Practices 

Enacting changes in policy that support affordable housing and eTOD are a powerful way that public agencies can effect social change in their jurisdictions.

Blog Post JaNay Queen Nazaire on Jun 20, 2017

The Social Determinants of Economic Security 

We have heard about the social determinants of health, but how do social indicators impact an ecosystem’s ability to provide economic security?

Blog Post Nancy Andrews on Oct 6, 2016

The Aspirations of Community Development 

We in community development haven’t done enough, and we owe it to our aspirations and our sense of purpose to do more.

Blog Post Mary Kay Bailey on Jun 14, 2016

My Seven-Year Ride on the Green Line  

Linking the downtowns of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, the 11-mile Light Rail Transit (LRT) Green Line is creating benefits “beyond the rail” for residents, businesses, and neighborhoods.

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Executive Summary: Can Shared Mobility Help Low-Income People Access Opportunity? 

Living Cities commissioned research to explore the potential of bike-share, car-share and ride-share to help low-income people access opportunity.

Blog Post Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Mar 17, 2016

Using Public Land to Create Equitable Communities: Financial Best Practices 

By financially supporting affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families near transit, public agencies can be key agents in developing strong projects for the benefit of the public good.

Blog Post Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Mar 10, 2016

Using Public Land to Create Equitable Communities: Why Should Public Agencies I… 

Activating unused or underutilized public parcels with effective, equitable transit-oriented development strategies can create a myriad of benefits for communities (and public agencies).

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Innovations in Transportation: Transforming Access, Mobility and Delivery 

Blog Post Elizabeth Vargas on Oct 2, 2015

Transportation Equity is On the Move: And Other #GoodReads from Living Cities  

Our weekly round-up of reading recommendations focuses on equitable transit-oriented development. You won't want to miss these books and articles!

Blog Post Yonah Freemark on Aug 19, 2015

For Urban Living that Benefits All, Cities Need a Comprehensive Strategy 

As Chicago grows around its transit systems, the city is working to ensure that development can expand equity of access rather than contract it.

Blog Post Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Aug 7, 2015

The Data Divide: Why We Need a Place to Aggregate Research and Data 

*This is the last in a series of four posts about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-income people to the jobs and amenities they need.*

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Susan Shaheen 

Susan Shaheen is a co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California (UC), Berkeley.

Blog Post Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Aug 6, 2015

The Data Divide: What to do When Valuable Information is Held in People, Not Da… 

**This is the third in a series of four posts about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-income people to the jobs and amenities they need.**

Resource on Sep 9, 2014

Reflections on Living Cities' Integration Initiative 

Our President and CEO Ben Hecht shares some of the biggest lessons from the first three years of our signature Integration Initiative that aims to catalyze systems change to improve the lives of low income people in US cities.

Blog Post Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Aug 5, 2015

The Data Divide: What We Want and What We Can Get  

*This is the second in a series of four posts about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-income people to the jobs and amenities they need.

Blog Post Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Aug 4, 2015

The Data Divide: How to Navigate Big Data for Equitable Transit Oriented Develo… 

The first in a series of four posts from The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-in…

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Aug 3, 2015

Moneyball for Government, $117 Billion in Creative Cash, and More i-teams #Good… 

The i-teams share articles, books, and other #GoodReads on local government innovation.

Blog Post Kevin Paul on Jul 24, 2015

Mapping Gender and Inequality, Open Data, and More #GoodReads from Innovation T… 

This week, we’re excited to announce the rollout of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams (i-teams).

Resource on Sep 8, 2014

Living Cities Catalyst Fund Portfolio Summaries 

Learn more about our investments through our impact investing vehicle, the Catalyst Fund.

Blog Post Susan Shaheen & Matt Christensen on Jul 16, 2015

Five Steps for Growing Accessible and Inclusive Transportation Systems  

Five concrete steps for planners and city leaders to build transportation systems that are inclusive and equitable.

Blog Post Susan Shaheen & Matt Christensen on Jul 15, 2015

No Silver Bullet for Creating More Accessible Transportation Networks 

We share insights about the role of data, policy, and funding in expanding shared mobility services to low-income communities and communities of color.

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Dec 8, 2014

How Can Shared Mobility Help Connect Low-Income People to Opportunity? 

Living Cities recently commissioned research to understand how shared mobility programs like bike-share can offer low-income residents greater mobility and access to opportunity.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Nov 18, 2014

Learn from Three Years of Doing Things Differently in the Twin Cities 

Mary Kay Bailey, Project Director of the Corridors of Opportunity in the Twin Cities, talks about gaining commitment to doing things differently, encouraging dialogue about systems change and how to …