Public and low-income housing agencies can do a better job of public outreach and thus build public support for their programs. This is particurally important as funding for such programs becomes harder to get. (RPUS) Twitter
A second term how to
To help cities, President Obama should cap the mortgage deduction, increase the gas tax, loosen arbitrary train safety standards, and give more credit to non-car dependent projects in funding decisions. (Atlantic Cities) Twitter
Where’d everyone go?
Director Ross Ching uses time-lapse photography to show what DC would look like without people. He has done similar works for New York, Seattle, and San Francisco. (DCist) Twitter