Snidal: Next Baltimore mayor must embrace urbanism

For urban dwellers, Baltimore’s last elected mayor was out of the ark. Catherine Pugh catered to NIMBYs on bike lanes and was stuck on Schaefer-era ideas like dollar homes. After a trip to Greensboro, North Carolina, she even proposed growing the city with cul-de-sacs. Presumptive Mayor Brandon Scott can chart a different course. He is the child of the city who has called for a “changing of the guard.” He won the Democratic primary on a progressive platform and with a mobilized and young electorate. Mr. Scott understands that streets are built for marching. They can be avenues for justice. (Balt Sun)

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