Anthony Flint is Director of Public Affairs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a think-tank based in Cambridge, Mass., where he is engaged in writing and research about urbanism and development patterns. He is author of Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City. He has been a newspaper journalist for twenty years, primarily at The Boston Globe, where he covered urban planning, development, architecture and transportation, and had a weekly column on urban design and public space. He has also published papers on planning and transit for the Rappaport Institute of Greater Boston at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a chapter on planning in the book Governing Greater Boston. A graduate of Middlebury College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he served in 2005-2006 as education director at the Office for Commonwealth Development, the Massachusetts agency coordinating housing, transportation, environment and energy.