The Next American City

In the last ten years, more than two thirds of poverty growth has happened in suburban areas of American cities. According to Brookings', social services such as transit have failed to keep up in the face of decreasing tax revenue.
Oct 16, 2010   The Next American City
<p>In this new column, award-winning journalist and author Roberta Brandes Gratz reports on urban development crises around the country and the opportunities they present for positive action.</p>
Jul 8, 2007   The Next American City
<p>National ridership figures may be down, but grassroots collectives are thriving.</p>
Jul 5, 2007   The Next American City
<p>As the Not On My Beach crowd speaks out against wind farms, a certain level of hypocrisy emerges and shows the way for NIMBYs everywhere.</p>
Apr 12, 2007   The Next American City
<p>As the U.S. Green Building Council responds to critics and prepares its green rating system for massive changes, some say we must ask what more should be done to improve the process.</p>
Apr 10, 2007   The Next American City
<p>Mike Sabel takes an in-depth look at the future of Las Vegas, its enormous growth, and what happens when the water runs out.</p>
Apr 2, 2007   The Next American City
<p>Covering the cleanup efforts after Hurricane Katrina, Robert Bullard examines why the government neglects the problems of the poor, and in fact, makes them worse.</p>
Jan 4, 2007   The Next American City
<p>In Baltimore, gentrification seems to be taking its toll on the red-light district known as "the Block."</p>
Nov 16, 2006   The Next American City
<p>Bethlehem, PA pins its hopes on Pennsylvania's new slots laws. Jeff Pooley explores whether this is really the best hope for revitalization of the dying steel town.</p>
Nov 14, 2006   The Next American City
<p>Doug Giuliano recounts his adventures in the FEMA wonderland after heading to the Gulf Coast to help with hurricane recovery. What started as noble intentions ended mired in the muck of bureaucracy.</p>
Nov 2, 2006   The Next American City
<p>In a city known for the slogan "Keep Austin Weird," there rages a battle about historic preservation and gentrification, pitting neighbor against neighbor. Jeffrey Chusid shows us how one city tries to maintain its identity in the face of challenge.</p>
Oct 31, 2006   The Next American City