Vincent Valk looks at the dogged pursuit by cities for new college graduates, and asks if that strategy really pays off in the end.
Jun 28, 2010 Next American City
Wisconsin looks back at tens years with a smart growth law in effect, with most critics calling it a success with some room for improvement.
May 10, 2010 Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel
John Norquist is today the president of CNU, but from 1988-94 he was Mayor of Milwaukee. His legacy is apparent today in the city, says blogger Urban Engagement.
Oct 6, 2009 Urban Engagement blog
Libraries are struggling to make ends meet in Milwaukee. One possible solution: integrating a mix of uses.
Aug 7, 2009 Library Journal
Nearly $100 million in transportation funding that has been sidelined in Milwaukee over bureaucratic disagreements will finally come to use, as Mayor Tom Barrett announces provisions in the Federal Omnibus Budget Bill call for it to be spent.
Mar 18, 2009 Biz Times
The Midwest has high hopes on capturing a big chunk of the federal stimulus money directed towards high speed rail projects.
Feb 28, 2009 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
One resident finds it surprisingly easy to live on Milwaukee's East Side without a car.
Sep 2, 2008 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
<p>Thanks to industrialized agriculture, there’s a wide gulf between those who produce food and those who consume it. Too many city-dwellers lack access to nutritious, non-processed foods. Dave Steel thinks that urban agriculture is the key.</p>
Jun 11, 2008 The Next American City
<p>Controversy continues in Milwaukee as another public art piece is revealed.</p>
May 22, 2008 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
<p>After forty years in the statistical doldrums, what does Milwaukee make of a sudden, slight increase in population? Local expert and urban enthusiast Dave Steele reports.</p>
May 20, 2008 The Next American City