To build better cities, men need to listen when women speak

Vicky Mochama mentions Lisa Schweitzer in an article for Toronto’s Metro News on building better cities by listening to more female voices. Mochama cites the recent article in Curbed by Alissa Walker tackling the issue of mansplaining in urbanist circles. What we lose in that is nuance. Walker cites Lisa Schweitzer, an urbanist and professor of…

Take Two: SoCal cities buckle down to fight density

USC housing expert Raphael Bostic joins 89.3 KPCC’s Take Two to look at the public support for denser neighborhoods. There is a housing crisis in Southern California, but many communities aren’t down with one of the solutions: density. Advocates suggest a range of alternatives, from creating more affordable apartments to increasing rent subsidies. Many housing experts argue that…