Stephen Smith sheds light on the problems of leadership holding back Obama's dream of high-speed rail.
Nov 21, 2012 Bloomberg
Andrea Bernstein traces how, in four short years, partisan politics have infected discussions about investment in infrastructure.
Sep 25, 2012 Transportation Nation
The newest U.S. stimulus proposal is aimed at improving infrastructure but could go farther, says Jonna McKone from TheCityFix.com.
Sep 10, 2010 TheCityFix
Pres. Obama has come out in favor of developing more nuclear power plants, and the public is warming up to the idea because of the climate change benefits of switching from coal. Hendrik Hertzberg looks at the politics of atomic power.
Mar 22, 2010 The New Yorker
Last year I had the opportunity to teach a graduate course on "Web 2.0 for Policy and Planning" at the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning & Development.
Mar 11, 2010 By
Via the White House, here are the President's opening remarks at yesterday's roundtable discussions with the Office of Urban Affairs and the Domestic Policy Council. He highlighted success stories in Denver, Kansas City, and Philadelphia.
Jul 14, 2009 WhiteHouse.gov
Neal Peirce looks at President Barack Obama's ambitious plans for high speed rail and the significant obstacles that stand in its way.
May 10, 2009 Citiwire
During the campaign, Obama promised U.S. mayors that he'd create an Office of Urban Policy. But indications so far are that the office is facing a significant downgrade, writes Dayo Olopade.
Apr 29, 2009 The Root
That's how many projects the Obama administration claims to have launched with the stimulus money, countering detractors who argued that the funding couldn't be spent fast enough to have an impact.
Apr 13, 2009 The Washington Post
$16.8 billion of Pres. Obama's stimulus package is allocated to energy efficiency and renewable energy. Steve Coll of the New Yorker explains where the funding is going, and what it means.
Mar 16, 2009 The New Yorker