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Alex Marshall

Alex Marshall appears in the following:

Defending New York City Against Hurricanes

Thursday, February 28, 2013

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there have been a number of proposals to waterproof the New York waterfront. One idea is to erect large—and expensive—storm surge barriers. Alex Marshall, author of "The $5.9 Billion Question" in the February issue of Metropolis magazine and author of the new book The Surprising Design of Market Economies, Malcolm Bowman, distinguished professor of oceanography at SUNY Stonybrook, Piet Dircke, and global director for water management for ARCADIS, talk about the proposals.

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Transit Systems That Make Money

Friday, August 05, 2011

How does the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway make money, and what can the MTA learn from it? Alex Marshall, senior fellow at the Regional Plan Association, independent journalist and author of How Cities Work: Suburbs, Sprawl, and the Roads Not Taken and Beneath the Metropolis: The Secret Lives of Cities, weighs in.

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Living Together

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Most New Yorkers know their neighbors only as well as thin walls permit. But Alex Marshall, a journalist and senior fellow at the Regional Plan Association, wants to change that with Brooklyn Cohousing LLC. He joins us today to talk about the notion of "cohousing," a movement that encourages ...

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Should Cyclists Run Red Lights?

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Alex Marshall, journalist, author, and senior fellow at the Regional Plan Association wonders if bike riders should have to follow traffic laws, since they're designed for cars.

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Should Cyclists Run Red Lights?

Monday, October 22, 2007

Alex Marshall, journalist, author, and senior fellow at the Regional Plan Association wonders if bike riders should have to follow traffic laws, since they're designed for cars.

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