Community / Economic Development

19 hours ago
The Curbed team has compiled a laundry list of creative and effective ways for people to give some love to their cities.
Curbed
Yesterday
Though he was elected while promising to clean up corruption in the state government, recent corruption charges are hitting New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's inner circle.
Politico New York
3 days ago
From developer incentives to swapping parking for housing units, two transit systems have come up with plans that tackle the region's housing shortage and its economic inequality. What have they agreed to do, and who will hold them accountable?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
3 days ago
KaBOOM! announced the winners of the Play Everywhere Challenge this week.
The New York Times
4 days ago
As residents of Aspen, Colorado's limited supply of workforce housing begin to retire, they're staying put, creating a new affordable housing crunch for younger workers.
Marketplace
5 days ago
The historic Grand Central Market has ridden the ups and downs of Downtown Los Angeles better than most retail locations, but can it retain its heart in the face of gentrification.
Los Angeles Magazine
5 days ago
Of the 20 largest metropolitan areas in the country, St. Louis had the largest percentage increase in foreign-born immigrants between 2014 and 2015.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
6 days ago
A new survey has found that every day more than 800 tech buses are traveling on the region's roadways, carrying around 34,000 passengers daily
San Francisco Business Times
6 days ago
As the public health and planning professions expand their partnership around the world, consider this list by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health of the 100 Objects That Shaped Public Health.”
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
September 19, 2016, 11am PDT
A new book by Courtney Martin called "The New Better Off" examines the shift in values among younger generations.
CityLab
September 19, 2016, 8am PDT
A blogger offers a critical review of a podcast that examines the humans effects of gentrification in East New York, noting especially the lack of policy discussion's effect on the conversation.
City Block
September 18, 2016, 11am PDT
With a string of successes in downtown revitalization under its built, Plano, Texas is looking to duplicate that model elsewhere around the city.
The Urban Edge
September 17, 2016, 5am PDT
This week featured good news on the economy like it was pre-2008.
Planetizen
September 15, 2016, 1pm PDT
Finally, some very, very good news: The U.S. Census released data that shows broad, big gains in household incomes.
Vox
September 15, 2016, 7am PDT
A $40 million investment is being split between four cities—Memphis, Chicago, Akron, and Detroit—with the hopes of making big impacts for the community by revitalizing and/or repurposing exiting civic spaces.
CityLab
September 15, 2016, 6am PDT
As the economists would say: Americans are less mobile than ever. What does this mean for the economy?
indeed blog
September 14, 2016, 1pm PDT
With pubs across the country closing at an alarming rate, communities across England are using a recently adopted law to save their local pubs.
The Spectator
September 14, 2016, 7am PDT
Cleveland is a thought leader in bulldozing houses, according to a recent op-ed on Cleveland.com, but it's time to imagine a new paradigm.
Cleveland.com
September 13, 2016, 11am PDT
The shared street concept is being tested in Chicago, with goals of spurring economic development, allowing new and flexible use of public spaces, and increasing pedestrian safety.
Chicago Tribune
September 13, 2016, 9am PDT
The National Trust for Historic Preservation's ReUrbanism initiative has hit the ground running.
The Architect's Newspaper