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13344871, “urban renewal means Negro removal.” baldwin
Posted by akon, Mon Aug-26-19 03:26 PM
this article...

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/traffic-atlanta-segregation.html

started me thinking about Baltimore's red line.. which was cancelled by hogan....
currently mass transit in the city is just... shitty. the subway is one line, and the bus is so unreliable.
i think almost every city i've been to tells this same story

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/dec/23/maryland-lawsuit-baltimore-rail-project-racism-larry-hogan

https://usa.streetsblog.org/2017/04/21/how-you-can-tell-larry-hogans-decision-to-kill-the-red-line-was-racial-discrimination/