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Anthony Flint
Author, father, urbanist
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Lessons learned from another major piece of infrastructure -- Boston's Big Dig -- in this year's Top 10 @BostonGlobeMag stories 

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Pleased to be a part of the #CNUNEAwards16 run by @CNUNewEngland , including recognition of some important initiatives for zoning reform 

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And another piece timed for Jane Jacobs' 100th birthday, by @LangeAlexandra in @Curbed

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"American cities can invest in themselves - but as a result, American cities are expected to invest in themselves." John Elledge of CityMetric in London shares a British perspective on cities, with takeaways from our 2016 Journalists Forum on municipal fiscal health.

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Wrestling with Moses liberally cited herein.

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Two things near and dear to @landpolicy in these initiatives by Boston Mayor @Marty_Walsh: the idea of value capture, inherent in "density bonuses," and the permanently affordable housing that can be achieved with Community Land Trusts 

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I'm delighted to be speaking at the exhibit on the Lower Manhattan Expressway next week in NYC, about Jane Jacobs' role in fighting the 10-lane elevated highway that would have obliterated SoHo. I wrote about it here: http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/01/the-fight-against-the-lower-manhattan-expressway/425067/
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