by Lucia Trimbur • July 9th, 2014
Sociologist Lucia Trimbur explains how the urban gym acts as an informal means of reentry for formerly incarcerated men of color facing a complex web of parole requirements and diminished opportunity.
by Urban Omnibus • November 20th, 2013
Sociologist Colin Jerolmack explains how the inescapable pigeon can help us understand the broader systems — natural, physical, and cultural — that build our experience of the urban environment.
by Urban Omnibus • October 16th, 2013
Eric Klinenberg explains the complexities and importance of neighborhood networks and community spaces and discusses the opportunities they present to designers and urbanists.
Andrew Wade looks at the experiential learning model in urban studies and how a balance of classroom learning and cross-cultural field research can help students better understand the sociology, planning, and development of cities.
by Urban Omnibus • January 21st, 2013
Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers opens this week at at the Museum of the City of New York and will run from January 23rd through September 15th. Two public programs related to this exhibition, on January 24th and February 7th, will be of particular interest to Omnibus readers.
by Yael Friedman • December 21st, 2012
Superstorm Sandy and its continuing messy aftermath have provoked many serious conversations about New York City’s future. These range from...
by Claire Mookerjee • June 15th, 2011
Last week, I found myself in an almost endless queue of people hopeful to see a panel of international urban...