Maylin Tu

Maylin Tu is Next City's Equitable Cities Reporting Fellow for Social Impact Design. A freelance reporter based in Los Angeles, she writes about transportation and public infrastructure (especially bus shelters and bathrooms), with bylines in the Guardian, KCET, Next City, LAist, LA Public Press and JoySauce. She graduated with a BA in English from William Jewell College in Missouri.

An App Is Helping Those With Vision Loss Navigate Urban Transit

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From Vancouver to Barcelona, city transportation agencies are turning to NaviLens to make wayfinding easier for blind and low-vision riders.

These Cities’ Car-Free Streets Are Here to Stay

6 min read

Cars? In this economy? Here’s how four cities kept miles of pavement traffic-free, turning a popular pandemic solution into a permanent fixture.

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