Philip Langdon

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‘Shrinking’ the city cannot be the whole solution

Youngstown, Ohio, needed to think smaller, but the strategy has helped only to a limited extent.

PHILIP LANGDONJAN. 12, 2011

New parks stimulate development in St. Louis, Detroit, and Houston

St. Louis's Citygarden, Detroit's Campus Martius Park, and Houston's Discovery Green all aim at bringing activity and investment to downtown, a writer finds.

PHILIP LANGDONSEP. 22, 2010

Transit is out of sync with where the jobs are

The typical resident of an American metro area can reach only 30 percent of the region’s jobs by public transportation, a new study finds.

PHILIP LANGDONMAY. 13, 2011