Brookings Institution

Although the holidays cause millions more drivers to hit the road, delays in traffic may also stem from the congestion of goods movements by truck, both locally and across the country.
Nov 30, 2014   The Brookings Institution
Tanvi Misra discusses with William Frey of the Brooking Institution the repercussions of the demographic flip expected to occur by 2050.
Nov 15, 2014   CityLab
A new report by the Brookings Institution "analyzes domestic and international goods trade data from 2010" toward the goal of better coordinating freight policies and investments between regions.
Nov 7, 2014   Brookings Institution
The Brookings Institution takes a closer look at the economic and employment impacts that water has on the United States.
Sep 19, 2014   Brookings Institution
A look at where innovation districts have caught on, and where to expect more of this type of concerted cooperation between public and private entities and commercial and residential land uses.
Aug 5, 2014   Brookings Institution
Updating the initial "Re-Emergence of Concentrated Poverty" Brookings report, Elizabeth Kneebone shows where concentrations of poverty have taken root during the Great Recession and subsequently slow recovery period.
Aug 1, 2014   Brookings Institution
A recent Wall Street Journal editorial calls for "Topic-specific, industry-led, and place-based…public-private hubs" as the key to a manufacturing renaissance. The idea is already being tested in four cities.
Jun 9, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
A new report from the Brookings Institute examines the details employment in infrastructure jobs in the United States—as well as making a case that infrastructure jobs can address ongoing concerns in the economy.
May 27, 2014   Brookings Institution
Yes, and that's a good thing, say opponents of lifting the 1975 ban on crude oil exports. Brad Plumer examines this argument and explains the two other chief reasons, the environment and refinery lobbying, to maintain the ban on exporting crude oil.
Jan 10, 2014   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
When you think about poverty, do you picture the suburbs? New data suggests that you should.
Sep 4, 2013   The Atlantic
Kaid Benfield discusses two influential new publications that posit very different takes on the state of America's cities. While he finds elements to agree with in both, Benfield ultimately finds himself an optimist when it comes to our urban future.
Jun 25, 2013   NRDC Switchboard Blog