Urban Infrastructure

A recent article laments the missed opportunity of President Obama’s recent calls for increased spending on infrastructure: a lack of acknowledgement that cities are the best places to spend those dollars.
Mar 13, 2014   Governing
The idea of a federal infrastructure bank has been developing for years, and some say it may be the best way to ensure the country is able to build and repair its necessary infrastructure. But a review of state-level banks shows room for improvement.
Jan 4, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Solar-powered trash compactors, while not cheap, pay for themselves relatively quickly. With state and city budgets more liquid thanks to stimulus money, municipalities are snapping them up.
Sep 11, 2009   Slate.com
An Albany newspaper takes a look at cycling in the Capital District: cycling is up, and advocacy groups are working to take advantage of it.
Sep 9, 2008   Metroland
<p>The rising value of iron and steel has prompted thieves to steal an alarming amount of manhole covers from Philadelphia's streets.</p>
Jul 24, 2008   The New York Times
Now that the weather in Los Angeles has gone from pleasant to perfect with the subtle advent of spring, I've been spending more time risking my life atop my bicycle as I wend my way to meetings and errands. As a faithful urbanist I have Opinion
Mar 26, 2008   By Josh Stephens