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April 5, 2024 1:25 pm

I like your take aways in your essays they are correct and rightly assessed. The first sentence in your last paragraph makes me question this too. Your whole essay and your work is very insightful and impactful.

Ben kelly
April 5, 2024 1:15 pm

Your analysis effectively delves into the multilayered complexities underpinning urban development, uncovering the historical injustices and institutional racism woven throughout these systems. The insightful connections you draw between transportation infrastructure and broader social inequalities are particularly illuminating.

April 5, 2024 4:08 am

Your piece is focused and insightful, seamlessly weaving together personal perspectives, historical context, and textual analysis to reveal the complex interconnections between urban planning, racial segregation, and the lived experiences of different communities. It’s very concise in writing style as well

April 5, 2024 2:18 am

I commend you for going into heavy detail and background stories about “Traffic Jam”. I feel as though it helps the reader get an great understanding and summary in short and few paragraphs. The image you created above also gives off the overall message on what the article is about.

April 4, 2024 10:12 pm

I like Each picture shows the person in a lot of different ways and that’s really important to look at and see because the way that it’s drawing and the meaning of it could mean a lot of different things and if it’s meaning a lot of different things that’s not me that’s bad it could mean that it’s good too

April 4, 2024 3:42 pm

Your image attracted me to selecting your piece. I love how it perfectly sets up for the topic you wrote about. You did a great job of analyzing the image provided in the original article to explain the history of traffic. Do you believe there’s anyway to change the long lasting effects on traffic in today’s age? Though we can’t change the history maybe justice can be brought to those facing the inequalities. All in all, thank you for the insightful analysis of “Traffic Jam”.

April 4, 2024 3:37 pm

Your title caught my attention to read the article more. You did a good job generating the picture. I like the organization of your paragraphs. I like how you talked about how cities grow, how history affects them, and how racism plays a role. After reading your analysis I now understand how transportation systems and inequality are linked, and how racism affects urban development. It’s a good way to see how cities change and why some neighborhoods are better off than others.

April 4, 2024 3:30 pm

For starters I really like the image attached to your writing. It is very creative and I think it really sets the tone of your writing. I think you did a really good job with your writing too.Your analysis effectively delves into Kevin Kruse’s “The Traffic Jam,” uncovering layers of urban development, historical injustices, and institutional racism. It connects transportation systems to social inequality, highlighting the implications of gentrification and systemic inequalities. The narrative emphasizes the social and economic factors shaping neighborhood transitions, prompting reflection on racial segregation and urban development’s historical context. Overall, it offers insights into the complex interplay between personal perceptions, historical context, and urban infrastructures social consequences.

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