December 2, 2020, 9am PST
After moving toward Democrats for decades, central cities moved toward Republicans in 2020.
November 10, 2020, 6am PST
Campaign in poetry and govern in prose, the saying goes. Now that the reality of a Biden presidency is settling in, what does it mean for how the United States plans its future?
November 3, 2020, 6am PST
Both the presidential election and numerous state and local ballot measures will determine the future of environmental policy in the United States.
October 28, 2020, 7am PDT
Without buy-in for new ways of thinking at the state level, the presidential election is not likely to change much about the ways the United States plans and funds transportation infrastructure.
April 19, 2019, 7am PDT
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) recently published a detailed plan to protect public lands.
April 16, 2019, 9am PDT
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping to ride a track record of urban revitalization success to the Oval Office.
February 1, 2016, 11am PST
All eyes are on Iowa's caucuses today, but presidential campaigns will be touring communities all over the country for months. The APA wants planners to be ready to explain the importance of planning when such rare opportunities arise.
February 3, 2015, 10am PST
Walker had supported increasing the gas tax and user fees last November, but now that he's being taken as a serious contender for the Republican nomination for president, he's changed his transportation funding preference to increased bonding.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
November 14, 2012, 12pm PST
In his first substantive statements regarding his ticket's failings during the recent Presidential election, GOP leader Paul Ryan "is looking to the nation’s big cities" as the cause.
June 21, 2012, 1pm PDT
While glimmers of a recovery can be seen in the eyes of private business, local governments continue to see red, shedding hundreds of thousands of jobs.
November 13, 2008, 10am PST
Relative to those in Chicago's Grant Park or New York's Time Square, post-election celebration turnouts in San Francisco public spaces were sparse. But it's not because of urban design--it's the city's character.
The San Francisco Chronicle
November 4, 2008, 8am PST
Democrats are in cities and Republicans are in rural areas, according to the results of recent elections. But with two metropolitan candidates in this year's election and an increasingly urbanized populace, that split may become obsolete.
October 23, 2008, 11am PDT
Is it possible to condense
two weeks of soaring rhetoric by politicians
into a single graphic? Let's find out.
In my last post I covered free online tools for creating
information graphics. Here is a look at another
free online tool that can be used to easily create sophisticated
visualizations and information graphics.
October 20, 2008, 12pm PDT
In this election, Scranton has come to symbolize blue-collar America, with visits by all four national candidates, parodied on Saturday Night Live, as well as the scene of NBC’s The Office. But the city is in a turnaround after decades of decline.
October 17, 2008, 7am PDT
The federal transportation spending bill will be up for reauthorization in 2009. The fate of the nation's transportation will hinge on how this bill is reworked, which will largely be determined by who wins this November's presidential election.
September 25, 2008, 9am PDT
Sarah Palin's nomination is an anomaly in American politics- no mayor of a major American city has ever become president. Tony Favro argues that this is a reflection of America's anti-city attitude.
September 8, 2008, 9am PDT
Neal Pierce looks at America's addiction to incarceration and drug prohibition and wonders what -- if anything -- the presidential candidates would do to change the country's course.