Tag: Buffalo

  • Triptych Tuesday: A Legacy of Inequitable Infrastructure

    Triptych Tuesday: A Legacy of Inequitable Infrastructure

    If the people centered-transportation movement can become a champion for racial and economic equity, it will play a direct an important counter-point to 20th century infrastructure decisions. A major feature in Slate last month, the past and present of auto-centric infrastructure pockmarks nearly all U.S. cities with the brunt of the externalized consequences being shouldered […]

  • Today It’s All About You

    Today It’s All About You

    If you’re in Buffalo, then hopefully you know about the great work that Clean Air Coalition and the Common Council’s Participatory Budget Committee have been doing to bring direct democratic control to the people of this city. For those of you who have been following this exciting progress, tonight’s open house is a great opportunity […]

  • Separate and Unequal in Buffalo Niagara

    Separate and Unequal in Buffalo Niagara

    “The consequences of racial and ethnic segregation and discrimination directly impact individuals, neighborhoods and the region as a whole.” In the 120 years since the case of Plessy v. Ferguson — which established the doctrine of separate but equal — morality, experience and, eventually, the law have proven time and again that separate can never […]