Urban Affairs

Policy Radio | Meghann Moses on Workforce Development

Meghann Moses discusses the issues workforce development is trying to address and why creating jobs is not enough to reduce chronic unemployment.

Postdisaster Housing Policy: Lessons from Katrina

How can we best support low-income survivors after natural disasters?

Has the Green Metropolis Sprouted?

The New Yorker scribe details the environmental perks of cities---and why we have a long way to go to escape our manifest destiny of sprawl.

Most Unequal, More Separate: How Income Segregation Skyrocketed In U.S. Cities

A pair of researchers explain why our cities have been pulled apart and how we can mend them back together.

Ushering In the Creative Age

Alan Freeman writes that the age of creation lies before us---if we can rediscover the lost art of investing in humans.

Spacing Out: Geographic Boundary Setting by Drug Treatment Courts

Should drug treatment courts subscribe to that age-old adage "out of sight, out of mind"?

The Inner City Boom Goes Bust

The Inner City Boom Goes Bust

Downtowns aren't dead. They just don't have any capital.

Missing the Middle

The nation's neighborhoods increasingly segregate by income.

It Pays to Price Congestion

It saves commuters time and money, so why is it so unpopular?

The Windy City Path: Funding the Future of Transit In Chicago

A transportation analyst sums up how far the city has come on restructuring its transit infrastructure---and how far it has yet to go.

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