Progress and Progressivism: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Governing Today’s American City

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed sits down to talk about being a pragmatic progressive and why that doesn’t have to be an oxymoron.


Editor’s Note: Urban Wheels Keep on Turning

Welcome to this week’s Urban Affairs series on Innovation.


Policy Radio | Jacky Grimshaw, Vice President for Policy at Chicago’s Center for Neighborhood Technology, on Urban Sustainability

This week, Jim Howes sits down with Jacky Grimshaw to talk about urban sustainability in Chicago and around the world.


Rising Fuel Costs Drive Up Carpooling Rates

A new study finds that drivers respond to higher fuel prices by forming more carpools and finding substitute modes of transportation.


Wheels in Motion: Should Cities Get Behind Car Sharing?

A new study explores the ups and downs of car sharing in a complex transportation market.


The Regulators

How should policymakers approach regulation in settings with weak institutions

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High Speed Rail: Is It Pulling into a City Near You?

High speed rail is coming, but where should it go?


Failure to Launch: New York City and Congestion Pricing

New York's failed plan for congestion pricing has lessons for policymakers everywhere.

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A New Standard for Transit Investments

Livability principles can help policymakers prioritize transit spending, especially for Bus Rapid Transit.


Rust Belt Revival: The New Mayor of Gary Talks Economic Development

Taking the helm of the downtrodden city, Karen Freeman-Wilson has ambitious plans. And major hurdles.

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