A report from the National League of Cities mines the political leadership of 251 cities for insights into the state of local economies.
Aug 13, 2015   The Urban Edge
A group of mayor in the metropolitan Vancouver area have proposed an increase in the gas tax to develop a fund for a long-stalled transit project.
Jul 12, 2011   The Globe and Mail
After 22 years in office, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley is leaving office. This piece looks back on his mixed impact on the urban design of the city.
May 13, 2011   Chicago Tribune
As one of the highest ranking federal officials to take on the role of city mayor, newly elected Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel could provide a boon to his city and others.
Mar 19, 2011   Governing
Salt Lake City, Utah has rapidly expanded its public transit system. In this Q&A, Mayor Ralph Becker talks about making those investments and how well they have worked.
Feb 17, 2011   U.S. News And World Report
In Canada, the mayors of two of the country's biggest cities are at the opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to cities and urban issues.
Feb 17, 2011   The Toronto Star
Mayors across the country are facing the possible loss of federal Community Development Block Grants, which could pull many local projects aimed at helping low-income residents to a halt.
Jan 27, 2011   Governing
Mayors of some of the biggest cities in the U.S. talk about what makes a city smart, and how cities can become smarter.
Jan 9, 2011   Time
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has been in office for a year and a half. Some progress in the troubled city has been made, but much work remains, as is revealed in this interview.
Dec 10, 2010   The Detroit Free Press
The newly installed mayor of Toronto has swiftly abandoned an $8.1 billion mass transit plan for the city.
Dec 3, 2010   The Toronto Star
The annual list of America's "Most Dangerous Cities" has prompted complaints from the U.S. Conference of Mayors -- a group typically dissatisfied with the list.
Nov 25, 2010   SF Appeal