CNN is reporting on the budget cuts for 2011, many of which will affect America's cities, infrastructure and vulnerable populations.
Apr 12, 2011 CNNMoney
Bus rapid transit (BRT) is often the most feasible, quickly implemented and cost-effective way to improve mobility in the United States, concluded a distinguished panel of transport experts at a Brookings Institution event.
Mar 14, 2011 TheCityFix.com
Formed as a primarily agrarian nation, Canada is now seeing its cities crippled by constitutional arrangements that leaves its cities underfunded and with only minimal support from the federal government, writes John Macfarlane.
Feb 8, 2011 The Walrus
As part of its ongoing series on Canada's aging population, the Globe and Mail looks at what is being done to adapt cities for a large cohort of senior citizens.
Jan 12, 2011 Globe and Mail
PBS program "Need to Know" recently ran a segment on "Fixing America" where they asked a handful of big thinkers how to fix America. They invited regular people to send in their ideas, and have a follow up with answers from the public.
Jan 8, 2011 NEED TO KNOW on PBS.org
By refusing federal stimulus funds for high speed rail projects in their states, incoming Republican governors in Midwest gifted California over $600 million in new funding for the state's planned 800-mile network, says the Fresno Bee.
Dec 23, 2010 The Fresno Bee
Owen McShane argues the newly consolidated Auckland Region government is turning to rail transit initiatives without any evidence that such projects actually work.
Dec 6, 2010 New Geography
Andy Lipkis, the founder and president of TreePeople, an organization in Los Angeles that brings natural concepts into the "urban forest", details his 40 years of work proving the feasibility of projects such as the Elmer Avenue Project.
Dec 3, 2010 The Planning Report
Utilizing skilled labor forces, existing manufacturing facilities and generous public incentives, Michigan and Ohio are becoming solar power leaders.
Dec 2, 2010 The New York Times
Bjorn Lomburg argues that cities should not despair over rising sea levels climate change. Instead, they should adapt.
Nov 18, 2010 The Washington Post