Yonah Freemark

Promoting ‘orderly and sound growth:’ 1960s debates over administering public transportation in service of mobility or regional planning

Article information Yonah Freemark (2021). “Promoting “orderly and sound growth:” 1960s debates over administering publi

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About Yonah Freemark

Yonah Freemark is Senior Research Associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute.

Education, Teaching, Awards, Grants

Education Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA | 2016-2020 PhD in Urban Studies, Department of Urban Studies and

Dissertation Project

Mobility Politics: Local Ideologies in the Multi-Jurisdictional Metropolis Successfully defended July 14, 2020. Awarded prize

Research and Publications

I study how local governments shape planning outcomes in the context of political conflict and multi-level governance systems.

Writing: Journalism & Op-Eds

I have worked as a journalist and op-ed contributor on hundreds of articles for more than a dozen outlets, including The New Y

Experience & Employment

Employment Urban Institute, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, Washington DC Senior Research Associate, 2020-

The Transport Politic

The Transport Politic was created in October 2008 and tracks the state of transit in the U.S. and around the world; I founded

Conference and Workshop Presentations

Academic Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, April 2022, Washington DC. “The Privatization of American Public H