Nicole Gelinas

Nicole Gelinas

Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of its City Journal magazine.

photo: a crowded scene of Times Square in NYC

In New York City, Density Saves Lives, Too

Before coronavirus transformed urban life, New York had achieved a massive public health success, thanks in part to the city’s now-maligned layout.

Pedestrians walk past barriers near the scene of the 2017 attack on London's Westminster Bridge.

Vehicular Terrorism in the Age of Vision Zero

Deadly attacks by car and truck are on the rise, but cities often fail to respond in ways that protect the most vulnerable road users. Here’s how anti-terror infrastructure can ease walking, biking, and public transit use, not impede it.