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Mayor Names New Transportation and Housing Directors

This Thursday, Mayor Pugh announced her choice for department heads of three major city agencies. Michelle Porciau will head the Department of Transportation. She is a former Director of Washington DC’s Department of Transportation and has experience with speed and […]

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MTA Rolls Out BaltimoreLink

This Sunday, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) launched BaltimoreLink, the largest overhaul of the bus system in decades. Baltimore's bus system has historically left a lot to be

Advocates Respond to Potomac Street Bike Lane Removal

Like so many other stakeholders around the city, CPHA is deeply concerned about Mayor Pugh's decision to tear out the Potomac Street bike lane in Canton. Along with

Podcast: The Community Architect on Baltimore City

Prominent local architect and blogger Klaus Philipsen was recently interviewed by Dan Rodricks on his "Roughly Speaking" podcast. They discussed a number of issues including the need for development

The Human Costs of Evictions (Part II)

In the second part of its series on the challenges faced by low-income renters, the Sun takes a look at the plight of those being evicted. Currently, Baltimore has

Tenants at a Disadvantage in Baltimore City Rent Court

A yearlong investigation of Baltimore City's rent court by the Baltimore Sun reveals an unjust system where tenants are routinely denied their due process rights. Setup roughly 70

Reflecting on Baltimore’s Light Rail Line

The Baltimore Sun has an article on the failure of Baltimore's Light Rail line to live up to what so many of its boosters hoped it could be.

Plans Emerge for new Town Center in Woodlawn

A month ago, the Baltimore Sun reported that developer Howard Brown of David S. Brown Enterprises announced plans for a new urban town center on land currently occupied

Can an Innovation District Revitalize West Baltimore?

Next City has a profile of an initiative known as the West Baltimore Innovation Village. Spearheaded by residents and with the support of anchor institutions like the Maryland

Segregation Carries Negative Economic Impact

A new report from the Urban Institute and the Chicago based non-profit Metropolitan Planning Council found that not only does racial segregation hurt disadvantaged minorities, it also hurts