Brad Lander

Brad Lander

New York City councilmember Brad Lander represents the 39th District in Brooklyn and serves as the council’s deputy leader for policy.

photo: A Metropolitan Transit Authority worker wearing a protective mask looks out the window of the subway as the F train departs Coney Island.

A NYC Councilmember’s Plan to Save Public Transit

A New York City councilmember’s plea: We can’t reopen the nation’s largest city without safe public transit. But it won’t be easy, or cheap.

How Cities Address the Housing Crisis, and Why It’s Not Enough

Local officials from across the U.S. are gathering to discuss ways to address the affordable housing crisis but, they say the federal government must do more.