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A Better City, One Street At A Time

By Kara Miller

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Vassar Street, in Cambridge, is seen after a renovation. (Courtesy Cara Seiderman)

Urban planners, architects and designers are full of new ideas for remaking the city as a whole, one street at a time.

Winthrop St., in Harvard Square, was turned from a car throughway to a pedestrian-friendly walkway. (Courtesy Cara Seiderman)

We sit down with three experts to talk about how you get people to move from the suburbs back to urban areas, how you can repave streets to make way for pedestrians and bicyclists, how climate change affects cities and how urban spaces will evolve in the 21st-century city.

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Each week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.

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