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kleinbl00  ·  49 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Coronavirus is not fuel for urbanist fantasies

In which Karen projects a future where urban planners have any fucking authority over policing or culture

Hey Alissa - I am well fucking aware of the institutional racism where you live. I can guarantee your "two most enthusiastic public transit riders" enjoy the shit out of the Expo line from the Santa Monica Pier to the Culver City design district. And what I know? Is that I would really rather planners and architects and bloggers focus on the shit they know, they understand and they can influence.

Institutional racism and architectural fixes for it lead to Brasilia, not Utopia, so yeah - be mad, be upset, be interested in a fix but don't for one minute pretend that you have any more authority over the situation than anybody else just because you have a podcast.