Amid diminishing government resources and the expanding influence of emerging technologies, Laurel Prevetti, Assistant Director for the Department of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement for the City of San Jose, discusses how the role of the public sector planner must change to meet the demands of governments eager to spur development and stakeholders more demanding of access and influence. Exclusive
Jul 24, 2012 By
According to new data, state and local governments hired 828,000 workers in the first four months of the year, "up 20% from a year earlier, and the most since 2008," stoking hopes that government job growth may be on the way.
Jul 6, 2012 USA Today
When Toronto City Councilor Kristyn Wong-Tam wanted to raise money for a street redesign project, she went directly to the private sector. They raised the money and recently released the master plan for their proposed street project.
Jul 13, 2011 Globe and Mail
This short series from <em>Next American City</em> looks at the emerging trend of entrepreneurs applying their own private-sector business savvy to the world of local government.
Jul 3, 2011 Next American City