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Should Minority Houstonians be Moving to Newer Suburbs?Should Minority Houstonians be Moving to Newer Suburbs?
SHELTON- Minorities that live in newer, post Civil Rights suburbs, have access to greater social and economic equality than minorities in urban areas or the central cities.  Read More »
 
Connecting Job Proximity and Gentrification: What’s going on in Houston?Connecting Job Proximity and Gentrification: What’s going on in Houston?
O'Connell- Houston is doing well economically. But gentrification processes threaten to stall that progress, particularly progress in reducing racial and economic disparities.  Read More »
 
87% Of New Texans Live in Big Metros 87% Of New Texans Live in Big Metros
FULTON- The big news from the U.S. Census Bureau this morning was that Houston added more population last year than any other metropolitan area in the country.  Read More »
 
So there's good news and bad news about income inequality in HoustonSo there's good news and bad news about income inequality in Houston
Houston is only one of two major cities in the United States where the income of the poorest and wealthiest has increased this year, Kinder Institute Postdoc, Kyle Shelton, breaks down why it's not all good news.  Read More »
 
Reimagining Metro: On Houston's New Bus NetworkReimagining Metro: On Houston's New Bus Network
Kinder Institute Post Doc, Kyle Shelton, on Metro's expanded bus routes and what they mean for your morning commute.  Read More »
 
San Diego Must Embrace Urban FutureSan Diego Must Embrace Urban Future
Director, Bill Fulton writes a post factum op-ed for the U-T San Diego on his time as Planning Director for the city.  Read More »