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Why Residents Have Nuanced Views of Gentrification | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | September 11, 2015<p>Downtown looms behind Moody Park, located in Houston’s Northside neighborhood. Photo via …

How Houston Leaders Prepared the Astrodome For 60,000 Evacuees | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | August 27, 2015<p>Flickr, David Balzen<p>Image via Gray Reed<p><i>In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, thousands of New Orleans</i> …

Bike Battles: Why We Debate Who Owns the Road | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Kyle Shelton | @KyleKShelton | August 19, 2015<p>Seattle's first downtown protected bike lane opened in 2014. Image via Flickr/Seattle DOT.<p>During a …

American Political Participation is Down (Except Among Black People) | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Andrew Keatts | @Andy_Keatts | August 17, 2015<p>In the latter half of the 2000s, political participation among black people surged, even while it fell …

Take a Trip Inside Houston's Astrodome Archives | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ryan Holeywell |@RyanHoleywell | August 7, 2015<p>Image via Astrodome Memories/University of Houston Libraries<p>When I was a middle school student in …

What we can do by 2022 | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Kyle Shelton | @KyleKShelton | July 4, 2015<p><i>This piece was</i> <i>originally published</i> <i>by Houston Tomorrow.</i><p>Image via flickr/Michael Bludworth<p>Between 2016 and …

If you want people to stop smoking, show them their neighbors think it’s a bad idea | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Heather O'Connell | August 3, 2015<p>Image via flickr/Fried Dough<p>Maternal smoking while pregnant is a double-whammy for health consequences.<p>In addition …

The exurbs’ comeback; bailing on the Olympics; and dead-lifting cars: Urban Insights From Around the Web | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | July 31, 2015<p>In a move that’s drawn praise from many observers, Boston has dropped its plans to compete for the …

A streetcar named disaster? Debate ensues as latest project debuts | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Andrew Keatts | @Andy_Keatts | July 29, 2015<p>Charlotte’s new CityLYNX Gold Line on its first ride July 14. Image via Charlotte Area Transit …

Houston’s Changing Views on Gay Marriage, in Three Charts | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Andrew Keatts | @Andy_Keatts | July 24, 2015<p>Houston’s Pride Parade is a major annual event. Photo via flickr/uffdah777<p>Like the country as a whole, …

Urban Insights From Around the Web | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | July 23, 2015<p>Pope Francis is increasingly being viewed as an urban thinker. Image via flickr/hotosmartinschulz<p>While …

The Most Interesting Affordable Housing in Houston | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | July 22, 2015<p>The brightly colored façade of this home in Houston’s Avenue Place development is typical of the …

What the 1960s can teach us about how segregation affects aspirations | The Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Ryan Holeywell | @RyanHoleywell | July 20,2015<p>Students from Pittsburgh walk in the March on Washington in 1963. Photo via …