Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Affluent NIMBYs use concerns about traffic and flooding to kill a plan for 60 subsidized apartments at a busy intersection near their privileged bubble. This illustrates a big reason why we have a housing affordability crisis in the US

nytimes.com/2024/03/01/us/poli

1 hour ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Public transit workers and climate activists are fighting for better working conditions and huge investment in Germany’s overburdened and underfunded public transport sector. A model for America, and elsewhere.

theguardian.com/world/2024/mar

1 hour ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social
10 hours ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social
14 hours ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Tomorrow (March 1st) at 12pm (EST)

Urban Green Spaces for Climate Change Mitigation and Health Co-Benefits

Dr. Matilda van den Bosch (MD, PhD)
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain, and European Forest Institute Biocities Facility, Rome, Italy.

More info and registration: cura.osu.edu/events/urban-gree

18 hours ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Oh my this is dark. But like a lot of dark humor, there is a point

theonion.com/study-finds-more-

20 hours ago
Harvey J. Miller
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22 hours ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Let’s put this $100m for a two mile loop in perspective: two miles of I-70/71 rehabilitation costs $1.4 billion. Transportation is expensive; pedestrian + bike infrastructure is a bargain

dispatch.com/story/news/local/

23 hours ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

They are coming for our archaic programming languages. Fortran is next

infoworld.com/article/3713203/

1 day ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social
1 day ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

This wild weather will seem calm and pleasant a decade or two if we don’t act NOW on the climate crisis. Think of your children - seriously. They will suffer from our unwillingness to act. And it is unwillingness: the solutions exist.

axios.com/2024/02/28/extreme-w

1 day ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Populism imperilling global fight against climate breakdown, says John Kerry. “Nothing that we are doing, nothing that President Biden has sought to do, has any political motivation or ideological rationale. It’s entirely a reaction to science, to the mathematics and physics that explain what is happening [to the climate].”

theguardian.com/environment/20

2 days ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social
2 days ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

"We find that, since their invention, cars and automobility have killed 60–80 million people and injured at least 2 billion. Currently, 1 in 34 deaths are caused by automobility. Cars have exacerbated social inequities and damaged ecosystems in every global region, including in remote car-free places. While some people benefit from automobility, nearly everyone—whether or not they drive—is harmed by it."

Powerful new paper in JTG:

doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.202

2 days ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Next week, CURA will visit the Driving Park Branch of Columbus Metropolitan Library to share about the Ghost Neighborhoods project and hear stories from the community. If you live near the library or in the Near East Side, we'd love to see you there!

3 days ago
Harvey J. Miller
mobileharv@urbanists.social

Lots of pictures and videos!

wapo.st/3SKqA0k

3 days ago