Although Seattle's downtown redevelopment may be receiving plaudits, Chuck Wolfe describes efforts underway to rethink land use regulations on a broader level in the city, with jobs in mind.
Mar 28, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
A report from the Sustainable Business Network recommends policy changes that will help Philadelphia improve business formation and job growth.
Nov 21, 2011 Philadelphia Inquirer
Richard Florida, interviewed by blogger Dave Copeland, says that quality of place is going to be of growing importance in the coming era to keep cities vibrant and attracting talent and the "creative class."
Oct 12, 2011 MyCityWay Blog
Homes in Detroit are certainly cheap, but are there jobs? Data from jobs site SimplyHired and real estate search engine Trulia says yes.
Sep 20, 2011 Mlive.com
CA Speaker of the Assembly John Pérez discusses the current challenges faced by government in California, drawing particular attention to the struggle for consensus on how the State should support economic development at the local level. (VIDEO)
Sep 17, 2011 The Planning Report
Recently I've had a number of undergraduate students ask how
to make the most of internships-over the semester and in the breaks. The
following represents some advice for current students.
Sep 11, 2011 By
With Missouri's Historic Preservation Tax Credit on the chopping block, Citiography outlines seven reasons the state should keep this program. Creating local jobs is just one.
Sep 8, 2011 Citiography
When city leaders proposed redeveloping the South Lake Union area of Seattle, they made big promises for job growth. Just a few years in, their expectations have already been exceeded.
Aug 30, 2011 The Seattle Times
Much of the inefficiency surrounding our use and misuse of water derive from entrenched habits formed during previous eras of presumed inexhaustibility of water supplies. Our wastewater treatment approach has traditionally relied on an infrastructure of centralized municipal water plants where tertiary effluent is recycled. These plants consume considerable energy and cost to restore all of the water they process.
Aug 26, 2011 By
London's preparations for next summer's Olympic Games have been widespread, but the event's economic returns are harder to see.
Aug 1, 2011 The Economist