Claire Tran

Claire Tran

Claire Tran is an editorial fellow at CityLab.

A blue and orange map of U.S.-born children with at least one undocumented parent

How a Trump Birthright Citizenship Order Would Affect Millions of Children

If the prevailing application of the 14th Amendment no longer holds, new data documents where the children who would be affected by an executive order live.

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Free Rides and Office Holidays: The Companies Making It Easier to Vote

Instead of voter suppression, these companies and transit agencies are engaged in voter support. They want to make access to the polls easier on Election Day.

Kids eating pizza in costume on Halloween.

The Towns Where Trick-or-Treaters May Run Afoul of the Law

From California to Maryland, local ordinances penalize trick-or-treating by teens, after 8 p.m., or even while wearing a mask.  

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The Neighborhoods Buried In Student Debt

How much of your paycheck goes towards student loans?

After the Storm, a Flood of Data

As Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas, navigation apps and mapping companies tracked road closures and evacuations.

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The Economic Toll of New York's Inaccessible Subway

If you can’t do stairs, half the city’s neighborhoods are transit deserts, according to a new report.

Jonathan Van Ness and Mayor Ted Terry in a salon

What Happens When a Georgia Mayor Gets a Queer Eye Makeover

Hint: The Millennial mayor grew back his “resistance beard.”

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Electric Double-Decker Buses Are Coming to L.A.

They’re not just for sightseeing anymore.