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Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor quoted by Urban Turf

February 12, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center

In their article “Delivery Robots, Farmshares: DC Looks for Solutions to Serve Food Deserts”, Urban Turf quoted D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor. Described the Economic Intelligence Roundtable focused on retail grocery access hosted by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), they quoted:

“Supermarkets…want to run a business that is successful,” said Yesim Taylor, executive director of DC Policy Center. “If you believe in that kind of system, there’s no market favor in not having a store in certain neighborhoods, it just means that the company is doing the right thing opening up places where the rents, the income, all of those things can support the operations.”

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