Eduardo Salinas

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The Third Transportation Revolution

Lyft’s Vision for the Next Ten Years and Beyond<p><b>Introduction: A Country Built for Cars</b><p>I remember when I first fell in love with cars. It started small …

Solving Urban Traffic Problems Is Simple: Fewer Cars

By Alexander Starritt5 minute Read<p>If you talk to people who’ve come from the provinces and backwaters to the big city, there’s one thing they all …

Transportation

San Francisco Progressives Declare War on Affordable Housing

The U.S. is running out of places for people to live. Rent is a bigger and bigger part of our cost of living. Here is an index of rental prices divided by median household income:<p>The Rent Is Too Darn High<p>How average U.S. rent has changed relative to median income.<p>Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. …

What the U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Missing in the Immigration Debate

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July 2016 updates for Get & Transform in Excel 2016 and the Power Query add-in

Excel 2016 includes a powerful new set of features based on Power Query technology, which provides fast, easy data gathering and shaping capabilities …

Back in Graduate School at Cities for Tomorrow

These are curious times. In Cleveland last week there was a strange gathering celebrating a narcissistic nativist who doesn't have a nice thing to say about anyone.<p>Luckily, I missed it. I was in New York back in graduate school.<p>My classroom, Cities for Tomorrow, is an annual convening by <i>The New</i> …

Urban Design

US immigration policy has totally lost touch with US immigration reality

The US has long viewed immigrants who enter the country illegally as belonging to two groups. There are Mexicans, and there is everyone else.<p>The focus on Mexicans, who are the majority, and who traditionally migrate for economic reasons, has resulted in policies aimed at blocking off the border and …

Immigration

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

Stephen Hawking

A crisis we can solve: Denying health care to undocumented immigrants is immoral, unjust and un-American

<b>(healthcare.gov)</b><p>Sickness does not pick and choose based on immigration status — at least California is aware of this<p>David Dayen<p>June 15, 2016 9:57am (UTC)<p>Two Latino men are stricken with similar gunshot wounds by the shooter at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Both are rushed to local …

Illegal immigrants who overstay visas hardly ever caught, feds admit

Immigration agents catch an abysmally small percentage of the illegal immigrants who arrived on visas but overstayed their welcome, authorities …

Immigration

Immigration Isn't That Bad for Native Workers

Does immigration cost native workers their jobs or drive down their wages? This is one of the most contentious issues in economic policy right now. Fortunately, a lot of academic economists are doing some very smart, careful and thorough empirical work to figure out the effects of immigration on …

Labor Economics

Migrant children are often their parents' translators – and it can lead to ill health

An estimated 30% of Australians are born overseas while nearly 20% speak a language other than English at home. But our translation services grapple …

Donald Trump's deportation plan would be an economic nightmare

But in addition to the incredible human costs and practical and legal issues surrounding the deportation plan, forcibly removing millions of workers would also be economically devastating, potentially leading private-sector output to decline by hundreds of billions of dollars.<p>The American Action …

Immigration

5 things you won’t hear about immigration on cable news

DONALD TRUMP IS OFFICIALLY THE SOLE candidate for President on the Republican side. Trump has built his campaign on calling for a wall along the …

Immigration

Book Review – How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City

Walking was the primary way that people got around cities from the time cities first emerged until the 20th century. But, argues Joan DeJean in her …

We Spoke to the Power Players Behind the War Consuming 'EVE Online'

Miscommunication and propaganda are confusing a massive online conflict right now, so we spoke to the people commanding both sides of 'EVE Online''s 'World War Bee.'<p>It's rare for a video games hack to be writing about a war. Generally speaking in this space, "war" is just a euphemism for …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Less Than a Week After Applications Opening, 2017 H-1B Visa Cap Hit

Asian America<p>Less than a week after the application period opened for 2017 H-1B visas, the annual cap of 65,000 general visas and 20,000 visas for workers with advanced U.S. degrees has been hit, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said in a statement last Thursday. The non-immigrant …

Report: immigrant students blocked from enrolling in school

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Immigrant children living in the U.S. without legal status have been blocked from registering for school and accessing the educational services they need, according to a report on school districts in four states by Georgetown University Law Center researchers.<p>Such students have …

Former Occupy Wall Street protesters rally around Bernie Sanders campaign

Protesters say movement’s unorthodox style has laid groundwork for Sanders’ success, while its network of activists are proving a major boon to campaign<p>On 17 September 2011 a group of protesters occupied Wall Street. Their unpolished campaign sought to draw attention to financial inequality. To …

6 Rules for a Perfectly Tailored Suit

Because there are few things worse than a bad one.<p>Putting on a great suit is transformative. Your shoulders are broadened; your lines, longer and leaner; your waist, that much trimmer. You look great, you feel great. That is, assuming you got the right suit and had it properly tailored. As any man …

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now To Avoid Regret In 20 Years<p>Simon Lightstone<p>Read full profile<p>If you’re a young professional, the lifestyle of your …

The Complicated Link Between Gentrification and Displacement

Gentrification can push residents out of their neighborhoods, but the ultimate effects of displacement are less clear.<p>Back in 2014, Spike Lee famously expressed his disdain for the forces of gentrification in New York: “Why does it take an influx of white New Yorkers in the south Bronx, in Harlem, …

The 7 smartest, classiest porn sites

<b>Scene still from "Hysterical Literature"</b><p>Smut doesn’t have to be so boring and conventional. Sites like Hysterical Literature prove it can even be artistic<p>Jill Hamilton<p>April 13, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>According to Rule 34, if it exists, there's a porn for it. …

Book Review: How to Write a Thesis by Umberto Eco

Now in its twenty-third edition in Italy and translated into seventeen languages, How to Write a Thesis has become a classic. This is its first, long …

Introducing the Latest City-Building Simulation Game

"After the disappointing release of SimCity 5 in 2013, [Cities:Skylines] is a welcome improvement in the genre," according to a review by Matt …

Free Things to Do in Chicago

TravelFree Things to Do<p>It's no wonder Frank Sinatra paid tribute to Chicago in his ubiquitous song "My Kind of Town." The city has plenty of what he called razzmatazz, from legendary stories about Al "Scarface" Capone to groundbreaking architecture to a vibrant soul and jazz scene. Here's a list of …

Museums

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

By Adele Peters5 minute Read<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t …