Shannon Sims

Shannon Sims

Independent multimedia journalist

Reporting across Latin America, Brazil, and the southern US. Covering business, economics, environment, law, politics, social movements, & more. Twitter @shannongsims Email:

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How Boston Citizens Defeated the City's Olympic Bid - CityLab

“We should never be planning our cities around three-week events, or planning our cities around visitors.”

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Managing Traffic During New Orleans' Mardi Gras - The Atlantic: CityLab

All eyes were focused on the floats passing by when 25-year-old Neilson Rizzuto, stuck in traffic on the avenue after, police believe, a day of heavy drinking, revved the engine of his gray pickup and hit the gas.