Geography Matters

According to Harvard economist Ed Glaeser, big US cities deserve our attention. Rather like a ripple, first, as ports, they attracted commerce. Commerce led to more affluence. The affluence brought mo…

Walking Matters

A podcast on cities from WNYC’s Radiolab cited walking speed as a part of a city’s personality. To walk 60 feet, people averaged 10.55 seconds in Singapore,  12.37 seconds in Paris, 2…

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