Houston's incredible rate of growth since 2000 has created a demographic and economic milieu that presents a unique set of challenges, and potential, that is often ignored by federal policies.
Jun 9, 2014 Urban Institute
Planners have debated for decades that surveillance cameras don't deter crime, more "eyes on the street" do. A recent study shows that the cameras are worth their expense, in some cases.
Nov 18, 2011 Urban Institute
A new report from the Urban Institute examines the hidden life of urban parks in creating stronger neighborhoods.
Jul 8, 2004 Urban Institute