<em>Smart City</em> talks with grass roots and civic leaders about how to revitalize flagging Rust Belt economies.
May 9, 2009 Smart City Radio
As Time Magazine observes, Detroit is the icon of the failing American city, but 'vast swaths of it don't look like a city at all.' Some say 'missing teeth' of Detroit make it a prime candidate to infill appropriately, and 'right-size'.
Apr 7, 2009 Time
Amid the recession, industrial towns in the Rust Belt have been forced to evolve as jobs dry up. But this is nothing new for the region, where towns have been re-imagining their economies for decades. <em>NPR</em> reports.
Mar 31, 2009 NPR
Mayor John Fetterman of Braddock, PA struggles with the challenges of reviving a former steel town that has lost 90% of its peak population.
Dec 30, 2008 Monthly Review