Michael Mehaffy

Michael Mehaffy, Ph.D. is Director of the Future of Places Research Network based at KTH University in Stockholm, and Executive Director of the Sustasis Foundation in Portland, OR. He now works as Senior Researcher at the Centre for the Future of Places in Stockholm, partnering with UN-Habitat and others implementing the New Urban Agenda.

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Five takeaways from the 2018 World Urban Forum

Implementing the New Urban Agenda will be hard work—public spaces, including streets, provide the tissue connecting people to the benefits of cities.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYMAR. 19, 2018
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To fight global climate change, fight global sprawl

The drive-through lifestyle, exported by America and adopted worldwide, is the "operating system for growth" that is a root cause of rising carbon emissions.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYNOV. 13, 2017