Urban Innovation

May 22, 2016, 7am PDT
Kinder Institute director William Fulton discusses Houston's changing demographics and economic prospects. He sees the city as a place to pioneer and implement solutions to Sun Belt problems.
Next City
October 13, 2015, 10am PDT
Local officials, planners, and other civic leaders have joined together to look at how the city can bring neighborhoods split by freeways back together again.
The Dallas Morning News
October 13, 2015, 7am PDT
Faced with an estimated 24 square miles of vacant land, Detroit is turning its empty lots into test beds of urban innovation.
Detroit Free Press
June 25, 2015, 5am PDT
Earlier in June, Google announced the creation of an "urban innovation company" called Sidewalk Labs. One writer explains the genesis of the company as well as its potential for the future of how cities operate.
Pacific Standard
September 21, 2014, 11am PDT
Making no little plans is all well and good, but sometimes it is the smallest ideas that can have the biggest impacts for cities and neighborhoods.
Flying Kite
August 14, 2012, 10am PDT
The era of American cities such as Chicago and New York leading the way in urban innovation went out with the close of the 20th century, says Dustin Roasa. Its China's turn to show the world what the city of the future will look like.
Foreign Policy
February 16, 2011, 10am PST
Innovation Districts are helping metropolitan areas around the country lead the way toward economic recovery.
The Huffington Post
Blog post
April 28, 2010, 10am PDT

Jim Kunstler once said that if the 20th Century was about getting around, the 21st Century is about staying in places worth staying in.

Mike Lydon