May 27, 2019, 5am PDT
The National League of Cities has released their annual analysis of the top issues mayors are talking about in the United States.
February 8, 2019, 8am PST
Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf, a fervent opponent of a new Bay Area housing initiative, opened his Jan. 29 state-of-the-city address with a short joke about "building a wall around Cupertino and making San Jose pay for it" that didn't go over well.
February 4, 2019, 11am PST
Civic San Diego and San Diego planning commissioners approved new parking standards that would eliminate minimums and set maximums of one space per multifamily unit. Those reforms and more must still be approved by the City Council.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
June 2, 2018, 7am PDT
An annual report aggregates the State of the City speeches of mayors all over the country.
National League Of Cities
May 31, 2017, 6am PDT
The National League of Cities has released its annual report aggregating the "State of the City" speeches from over 100 U.S. mayors, revealing the ambitions and concerns of the nation's local leadership.
February 16, 2017, 5am PST
Mayor Bill de Blasio's recent State of the City address broke with tradition and voiced an impassioned plea regarding to housing affordability.
July 25, 2016, 5am PDT
The Republic National Convention dominated the news last week, and for good reason. There was also eye candy for New York transit advocates and lots of new housing research to enjoy.
July 19, 2016, 6am PDT
An annual report analyzing the "State of the City" speeches of 100 mayors finds remarkable consistency in messaging.
August 6, 2015, 12pm PDT
Around the country, issues related to the field of planning dominate the public discussion of the "state of the city."
February 6, 2015, 8am PST
Ferries, New York City's first commuter mode, will return big-time if Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way. Judging by how well the proposal in his February 3 State of the City address was received, he will.
The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
February 4, 2015, 5am PST
In his State of the City Address on Feb. 3, the New York City mayor made it clear that his overriding priority is affordable housing. He targeted six neighborhoods in all five boroughs where development will be required to include affordable housing.