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For the inaugural edition of Metro Matters, Next American City’s Editor in Chief, Diana Lind, talks with Alan Berube of the Brookings Institution about the Great Recession. Which cities have recovered best from the economic downturn? What’s next for the urban economy? And what should President Obama do to help out hurting metros? Listen to Metro Matters and find out—and tell us what you think about the program. We’re collecting audience feedback at 646-402-5683 x 59680.
Goodman is currently the Community Engagement Director at the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.
Previously, Goodman worked as a city planner and project manager for PennPraxis. His focus was on projects that combined community engagement and public space design, including the Central Delaware Waterfront Planning Process, the Green2015 initiative for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and the Bartram’s Mile project in Southwest Philadelphia. Goodman was an early contributor to PlanPhilly and helped shape the site in its first iteration. As PlanPhilly grew, Goodman represented the publisher and provided professional planning input and project management support as the site expanded its beat coverage, went through multiple redesigns, conducted an internal strategic plan, and researched revenue generation opportunities.