The new jobs in New York City aren't in Manhattan, but in the boroughs. For low-income workers to be able to access those opportunities, improved bus service will be necessary, says a new report.
Feb 28, 2011 Streetsblog
Owners of a citrus grove near Hobe Sound, Florida want to create a new city, calling it a potential "job-oriented community."
Feb 18, 2011 TCPalm
The internet has great potential as a means of professional marketing for many soon-to-be and recent graduates. Not everyone in planning, however, uses it well. Opinion
Jan 17, 2011 By
Streetcars are increasingly seen as boons to local economies. And with a $130 million federal fund aimed at streetcar projects, some are expecting more systems to develop, according to this article. Others, though, still question the investment.
Dec 19, 2010 CNN
More than two-thirds of rural areas in the United States have seen growth in jobs since 2009, according to this article from <em>The Daily Yonder</em>.
Dec 15, 2010 The Daily Yonder
In a recent blog post,(1) highway expert Alan Pisarski suggests that highway-oriented sprawl development is somehow necessary for the development of modern labor markets.(2) Pisarski writes that regional job markets are jobs are more specialized today than they were in his youth, and labor markets are thus "of immense size because many [highly specialized] employers need a market of hundreds of thousands of potential workers to reach the ones they need. Opinion
Nov 16, 2010 By
The spatial needs of commerce and employment are shifting, and cities need to focus on bringing employment centers back to neighborhoods, argues Jay Hoekstra.
Oct 20, 2010 Terrain.org
Shifting federal transportation dollars to transit projects could help create up to 180,000 jobs and not raise the federal deficit, according to a new report.
Sep 7, 2010 Streetsblog
Aging infrastructure is limiting India's developmental ability. With few trained civic engineers in the country, crucial upgrades aren't happening.
Aug 27, 2010 The New York Times
Aaron Renn argues that when it comes to thinking on large cities, "too many people remain stuck in the 90s." Now that the recession has civic finances in a vice grip, we ought to focus not on condos or bike shares, but straightforward job creation.
Aug 23, 2010 New Geography