Mayoral Race

August 20, 2015, 8am PDT
Mayoral races and State of the City speeches highlight the growing political importance of local infrastructure initiatives.
Next City
May 2, 2012, 1pm PDT
Kaya Burgess and Rhoda Buchanan report on a ride for cyclists' rights in the English capital, where political support for more inclusive streets is gaining momentum.
The Times
Blog post
November 9, 2011, 2pm PST
If you can make it past rhetoric around healthcare, abortion, collective bargaining, and immigration, the November 8th election results tell a more cohesive and calming story about American’s political sentiment. Despite a widespread expressed attitude of “throw the bums out,” incumbent mayors won in every big city race on the ballot yesterday: Baltimore, Charlotte, Houston, Indianapolis, and Philadelphia.
Jess Zimbabwe
November 7, 2011, 1pm PST
In the thick of the campaign, the American Institute of Architects invited the eleven major candidates for mayor of San Francisco to debate their respective visions for the City by the Bay.
The Examiner
August 28, 2010, 11am PDT
Richard Florida plots the geography of class on a map of Toronto to show the deep economic divisions at work in an almost "completely post industrial," city.
Creative Class
September 10, 2009, 11am PDT
Seattle is in the midst of a mayoral election, and while typical election issues are getting their own share of lip service from the candidates, land use is being overlooked.
Crosscut
October 16, 2008, 2pm PDT
As election day approaches in Honolulu, the Hawaiian capital's mayoral race has centered around transit. The incumbent has been pushing light rail, but now the challenger has unveiled a cheaper bus rapid transit system.
Honolulu Star-Bulletin
March 28, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Twenty years ago, Los Angeles voters chose Tom Bradley's "world city" vision over a slow-growth councilman's carping about overdevelopment. Voters may face the same choice - and one of the same candidates - in 2009.</p>
California Planning & Development Report