Staff Biography

Aleksandra Culver

Former Webmaster

Aleksandra Culver is a software engineer who moonlights as a writer and copy editor. Aleksandra’s love of cities started as a child, when she would ride the commuter rail into Boston with her family for day trips. Her mission is to share that love with the world, by ensuring that our cities have a place for everyone.

Recent Articles

2015 Seattle City Council Election, District 7: Sally Bagshaw Interview

Article Note: The Urbanist is publishing a series of interviews with a selection of 2015 Seattle City Council candidates. In June, we will release our endorsements. Sally Bagshaw is an incumbent Seattle City Council member...

2015 Seattle City Council Election, District 5: Debora Juarez Interview

Article Note: The Urbanist is publishing a series of interviews with a selection of 2015 Seattle City Council candidates. In June, we will release our endorsements. Debora Juarez is running for Seattle City Council in District...

2015 Seattle City Council Election, District 5: Sandy Brown Interview

Article Note: The Urbanist is publishing a series of interviews with a selection of 2015 Seattle City Council candidates. In June, we will release our endorsements. Sandy Brown is running for Seattle City Council in District...

Tweet of the Week: Streets for People

This week's tweet is a reminder that language matters. Brent Toderian, Vancouver's former chief planner, writes: https://twitter.com/BrentToderian/status/555753175827742722 What does it mean for a street to be open or closed? A typical arterial in a North American City...

The Price of Market Freedom

I’ve found that many people conflate supply and demand, or price-based resource allocation, with the pseudo-ideal of a libertarian “free market”. Supply and demand is an explanation for how the world works, not a value...