Megacities are the future of our planet. Author James Canton offers several visions and strategies to begin planning for them.
Dec 31, 2011 Significance
To hear my mother tell it, I gave Joe Biden the idea for high-speed rail. Charitable and glowing, yes, but isn't that what mothers are for?
Feb 9, 2011 By
Columnist Neal Peirce throws his weight behind the Obama Infrastructure Bank proposal.
Sep 21, 2010 Citiwire
These days, I have more in common with my nephew Sam than just about anyone else. He just turned 3.
Apr 24, 2010 By
A new report from the United Nations says that world cities are increasingly becoming mega-regions of developed areas, and governing these regions must become a new focus of governments.
Mar 23, 2010 Guardian
A new book explores the disconnect between how a "mega-city" region is portrayed through statistics, demographics, etc., and how it is perceived by the public.
Mar 11, 2010 re:place Magazine
Metropolitan officials in the Sun Corridor of Arizona are increasingly working together to form a self-organized super-region, according to this analysis.
Feb 22, 2010 The New Republic
The Urbanophile attempts to separate the hype from the usefulness of the concept of the 'megaregion', deciding in the end that it is a 'convenient abstraction for federal-level thinkers.'
Dec 10, 2009 The Urbanophile
Richard Florida notes that there are only 40 significant mega-regions that drive the global economy, and are poised for faster recovery from the economic slowdown.
Oct 13, 2009 The Wall St. Journal
<p>In this article, researcher Richard Florida looks at why and how the Denver area became a "megaregion" and a highly-desirable place to live.</p>
Mar 27, 2008 The Rocky Mountain News