First Responders’ Secondhand Trauma

May 4, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Public health impacts of firearm violence are not limited to victims, their families, and neighbors. The community’s first responders—police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians—routinely encounter traumatic situations and gruesome circumstances that […more…]

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

April 25, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy During an early April violence prevention presentation for Public Health Week 2019, Brittany Yarnell, a surveillance epidemiologist at Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD), shared data compiled from the Centers for […more…]

BRHS: Worth More Than $1

April 14, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy The most recent public meeting to discuss the future of the Broad Ripple High School (BRHS) property followed a predictable pattern: A standing-room-only crowd viewed a series of slides crammed full […more…]

Scooteropolis Revisited

March 19, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Winter weather appears to have accomplished what public safety concerns have not: reduced rental scooter clutter. The seasonal time-out also affords an opportunity to review the impacts of widespread rental scooter […more…]

A Record of Progress

February 17, 2019 0

by Michael McKillip Since the Historic Midtown Neighborhood Initiative was launched as HARMONI in 2007, the district’s 17 diverse neighborhoods have experienced tremendous change. Eleven years ago, the country was suffering in the Great Recession […more…]

Scooteropolis

December 28, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Like many cities across the nation, Indianapolis was the target of a new type of urban litter in 2018 when rentable, dockless, battery-powered scooters appeared on downtown and Midtown streets and […more…]

Nickel Plate Saga Touches Midtown

November 9, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Attorneys representing the City of Indianapolis have filed paperwork with the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) seeking permission to assume financial responsibility for the section of the former Nickel Plate rail […more…]

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