In the frenzied hunt for new revenue streams, municipal authorities are getting creative in capitalizing on their assets. Nate Berg follows the example of Sacramento, who is considering privatizing its parking meters to pay for a new sports arena.
Mar 14, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
The day after the big game, Diana Lind, with the help of a <em>Planet Money</em> Podcast, delves into the economic ramifications of hosting a super bowl, and wonders whether Indianapolis might not turn out to be the night's biggest loser.
Feb 6, 2012 Next American City
As Super Bowl week comes to a close, Emily Badger reports on the host city's efforts to use the event as a catalyst for substantive change throughout the city.
Feb 2, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Indiana State Sen. Luke Kenley thinks the state's redevelopment agencies have too much freedom to approve spending on large projects and has proposed a bill to curb their power, but the state House has refused to hear the bill.
Apr 18, 2011 The Indianapolis Star
After a year of outreach and research, Indy Connect has published its report yesterday outlining recommendations for the next 25 years of public transit expenditure. They call for $2.4 billion on transit and $8.4 on road expansion and maintenance.
Nov 13, 2010 the transport politic
The city of Indianapolis is using its hosting duties for the 2012 Super Bowl to rework one of its main streets into a new public space.
Sep 21, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
Planners in Indianapolis have revealed plans for an "aerotropolis" to develop around the city's international airport.
Jun 28, 2010 Herald-Times
In the 1970s, civic leaders articulated a vision for Indianapolis that included a new public university, sports venues and a riverfront park. Their vision is now reality. Steven Litt reports on the successes and failures of the plan.
Apr 15, 2010 The Cleveland Plain Dealer
This article looks at the five metro areas with the most affordable housing options, and the five with the least affordable options.
Feb 24, 2010 CNN Money
Bicycling and walking advocates should also be happy about the new TIGER grants - almost half of the funded projects included funding for bike and ped infrastructure.
Feb 19, 2010 Sierra Club Compass blog