Maps, spreadsheets, and data visualizations make my world go ’round

Transportation Planning Legacies: The Crosstown Expressway

In the post-war era, the reinvigorated Philadelphia Citizen’s Council on City Planning sought to influence a vision of the city in which economic and cultural development would be drawn back into Center City by a plan of urban redevelopment, housing solutions, and modern expressways designed by Edmund Bacon and Oscar Stonorov (Bauman 1990). Recognizing the…

Air Pollution and Children’s Health

Spaces of air pollution While the detrimental effects of air pollution exposure have been documented through multiple medical studies, this information has not been leveraged against the industries and systemic patterns that cause the most vulnerable to develop serious respiratory illnesses. Children are one of the most vulnerable populations to air pollution, and yet their…

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