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Urban planning

Hopkins in D.C.
Leaders convene at CityLab event
Published Oct 18, 2023
Nearly 600 mayors and urban and civic leaders from around the world take part in 10th annual CityLab conference in Washington, D.C.
Urban policy
New Johns Hopkins report details plan for digital equity in Baltimore
Published Jan 25, 2021
A new 21st Century Cities Initiative report outlines steps to increase access to reliable high speed internet in cities with pronounced digital divides
Earth and planetary sciences
More pavement, more problems
Published March 5, 2020
Study finds that for every percentage point increase in pavement and impervious surfaces, annual floods increase by 3.3%
Litter-free Baltimore
Tracking trash
Published Aug 24, 2016
PhD candidates honored by Abell Foundation for simple ideas to help make Baltimore's streets cleaner
FEMA data official joins JHU
Published Sept 22, 2015
Carter Hewgley will serve as director of analytics and performance at new Center for Government Excellence
Andrew Nicklin joins Center for Government Excellence
Published June 4, 2015
Nicklin will serve as director of open data at the university's new Center for Government Excellence, part of JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative
New center aims to help cities do more with data
Published April 20, 2015
Center for Government Excellence, established with grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, is part of JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative
Snake in the garden
Published Fall 2014 Photos
Roland Park was one of America's first garden suburbs, and it was built for whites only. / Johns Hopkins Magazine