Employment

Commute

Remote Work Won't Radically Change Where We Work

As tech firms like Apple expand their satellite offices and remote work opportunities, economists and work experts debate just how much the dispersal made possible by remote work will be held in check by the forces of agglomeration.

July 21, 2021 - NPR

California Shelter-in-Place

Retaining Skilled Workers in Urban Areas

Over the past year, there's been a mass exodus out of major urban areas. In states like New York, Illinois, and California, more than 59% of migration was outbound.

April 15, 2021 - Devin Partida

Charlotte, NC

Understanding North Carolina's Urban-Rural Divide

North Carolina cities are thriving, but rural counties are not experiencing the same level of growth. Still, residents in rural areas say the numbers do not necessarily capture the whole picture.

January 6, 2020 - The Courier-Tribune

Seattle

What Are America's Fastest-Growing Cities?

Views about urban growth and decline often rely on statistics for metropolitan regions rather than cities proper. Here, Richard Florida looks at the fastest- and slowest-growing cities in America, separate from their metro areas.

August 30, 2019 - CityLab

Construction Worker

Report: Multi-Family Construction Outpacing Demand in Some Parts of the Country

A report on multi-family construction around the country explains why the rent is rising so slowly in the Dallas area despite large employment gains.

June 27, 2018 - The Dallas Morning News

Salesforce Tower and 181 Fremont

California Getting Way More New Jobs Than New Housing

Even with tons of building permits already issued this year, the outlook for the state’s affordability crisis is pretty grim.

May 21, 2018 - The Mercury News

Roanoke, Virginia's Evolving Economy Moves Beer-ward

Once, trains dominated the city’s economy, now it's "brains, bikes and beer," according to city officials.

May 13, 2018 - Governing

RTD Bus

Denver Bus Driver Shortage Disrupting Service

If there was a Bronco's game on Sunday, you might be late to work Monday, because RTD doesn't have the drivers to cover both rushes.

November 20, 2017 - Streetsblog Denver

Uber App

U.K. to Uber: Drivers Are Employees

A court ruling in the United Kingdom topples a pillar of the so-called gig economy: Uber's approach to employment.

November 12, 2017 - The New York Times

workspace

Telecommuting Skews Affluent

Here's a reason to doubt telecommuting as a silver bullet for congestion in growing regions: most people don't have the option.

July 13, 2017 - Quartz

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Expanding HUD’s Eviction Protection Grant Program

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