Mayors

While Washington bickers over partisan issues, mayors in the rest of the country are showing strong leadership and innovation. Newsweek has compiled a list of the top cities pushing education reform, public safety, quality of life, and job creation.
Jan 1, 2013   The Daily Beast
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
Steven Malanga looks at how Newark's Cory Booker and Detroit's Dave Bing are reforming their troubled cities.
Nov 11, 2010   City Journal
Toronto's mayor-elect had campaigned on a platform that included plans to ditch the city's streetcar system. Now he seems to be backing away from that stance.
Oct 27, 2010   The Toronto Star
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, who recently announced he would not seek re-election, has had a major impact on the city and its urban form, according to this review.
Sep 9, 2010   Chicago Tribune
At a recent talk, former mayors Manny Diaz and Greg Nickels (of Miami and Seattle, respectively) talked about the frustration mayors face in having to go to the state to receive funding.
Apr 26, 2010   The Naked City
Mayors from big cities are feeling shortchanged by the federal government, which they say is disproportionately handing out stimulus money to small and rural areas.
Jun 23, 2009   Los Angeles Times
Representatives of the Obama Administration, including VP Biden, were set to be a part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors last week, but they cancelled their appearance so as not to cross a union picket line outside.
Jun 18, 2009   Citiwire.net