Urban Planning

Many of today's cities seem like nothing more than a tangle of buildings, congested roadways, and overcrowded residential areas, with little evidence of planning. In this hour of Science Friday, we'll talk about what cities can do to minimize their infrastructures, revitialize their downtowns, and bring city living in line with quality-of-life issues. Plus, we'll consider the impact of the new media on our nation's cities. Guests: Clark Wieman Research Director, Infrastructure Institute Cooper Union New York, NY Dick Brail Professor, Urban Planning Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ Jason Bram Regional Economist Federal Reserve Bank of New York New York, NY Listeners call in



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