Sam Kling speaks with the Chicago Reader to explore the racially charged history of beach access in and around Chicago.
Samuel Kling analyzes the new challenges shared mobility (such as app-based ride-hailing and e-bikes) has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Director of Global Cities Research Sam Kling writes in La Cahiers on the history leading to the vilification of cities and density early in the pandemic.
Ivo Daalder, Samuel Kling, and Will Johnson examine a new poll showing metropolitan residents remain committed to cities amid the pandemic, but want solutions for the longstanding problems of urban life.
Sam Kling, Global Cities Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, on why anti-urbanist tropes come up again and again in the fight against disease.
There’s a long history of blaming urban areas rather than economic factors for physical and moral ills. But density can be an asset for fighting coronavirus.
Examples around the world make clear that density—whether low or high—is no excuse when it comes to the appalling number of COVID-19 cases facing the United States.
Samuel Kling examines the governability of urban areas in times of riots and pandemics.
As city leaders move beyond coping with the COVID-19 crisis to imagining the future, how to move—literally—poses a challenge.
Samuel Kling, Global Cities Fellow at the Council, takes a minute to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on big cities and how cities can benefit from high density in a pandemic.