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Feature
April 21, 2021, 5am PDT
Vital urbanism and a prescription for the post-pandemic city.
Dan Kaplan
Blog post
April 8, 2021, 6am PDT
The significance of the Biden administration's expansive view of infrastructure is reflected in the flood of commentary published in the week since the public's first look at the American Jobs Plan.
James Brasuell
Blog post
March 31, 2021, 11am PDT

After a week of speculation and rumor, the Biden administration today revealed its promised infrastructure plan.

James Brasuell
Blog post
March 30, 2021, 5am PDT
The Biden administration's highly anticipated infrastructure spending plan is expected to go public this week. After weeks of speculation about the size and focus of the plan, recent reports reveal a growing package and new revenue streams.
James Brasuell
Blog post
March 23, 2021, 12pm PDT
The latest in a series of compendia collecting news and commentary focusing on the complexities of the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on communities.
James Brasuell
January 20, 2021, 6am PST
Housing policy can ensure a sustainable economic recovery by focusing on five outcomes.
Urban Institute
Blog post
January 20, 2021, 5am PST
Commemorate Inauguration Day by digging deep into the promises and potential of the Biden Administration.
James Brasuell
January 5, 2021, 8am PST
The new administration's policies are likely to promote clean energy and equity goals and focus resources on maintenance of existing infrastructure.
FreightWaves
Feature
December 16, 2020, 12pm PST
The pandemic has forced difficult confrontations with inequities that existed long before the novel coronavirus. L.A. Metro planners are responding by charting a path toward a transportation system that reverses and improves those previous realities.
James Brasuell
Feature
August 12, 2020, 7am PDT
The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, as adopted by the Obama administration and scrapped by the Trump administration, didn't include the policy tools necessary to achieve fair housing in the United States, according to this opinion piece.
Jonathan Zasloff