John Surico is a freelance journalist and researcher, based in Queens, New York. He was born and raised on Long Island, and studied journalism and politics at New York University. His work primarily focuses on urban issues, infrastructure, and how mobility can transform cities. He can speak Italian and Portuguese conversationally, and is currently learning Spanish and French. He also shoots with a Nikon D3100 DSLR.

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Along with his friends, he helped create Potluck Magazine, a literary journal for writing of all shapes and sizes. And he also serves as contributing editor for Newest York, an online publication about Gotham.