Mark AbrahamNew study on #policeviolence using 2million randomly-dispatched 911 calls. All else equal, use of force by officer race was similar in white/mixed neighborhoods, but in mostly black n’hoods, white officers were 5X more likely to use their gun nber.org/papers/w26774@CharlesMBlow
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Although health care expenditure per capita is higher in the USA than in any other
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When researchers in New Zealand published a study last month showing that bike commuters live longer than car commuters, the reactions were pretty muted
Mark AbrahamNew study of #Beijing adults randomly-selected to win car permits: Winners took 3 fewer transit rides/week, biked/walked 24 fewer mins/day, and those >50 gained an average of 23 pounds, a "statistically significant and worrisome increase."
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The Center for Urban and Racial Equity (CURE) has developed a 2020 Racial Equity Presidential Candidate scorecard. The scorecard summarizes our analysis of policy proposals and language used by candidates around race and racial inequity.
Will the proliferation of mobile ordering destroy civic life?
Mark Abraham.@GiniaNYT: Mobile ordering undermines #urbanism & #civichealth
Counterpoint: If it makes density more livable+reduces value of #sprawl,it could be a net positive, holding worker rights/isolation of #gigeconomy (in both sprawl+cities)as independent factor