A bus next to the re-located light rail station at Denver's Union Station

Denver Could Create a New Transportation Department

Hoping to give more of a focus and priority to the issues of transportation, the mayor of Denver is proposing a reorganization of city departments.

July 12, 2017 - The Denver Post

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It's Official: Philadelphia Planning Offices Reorganized

The new Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development combines agencies that formerly oversaw housing, development, and planning.

July 9, 2017 - PlanPhilly

Pittsburgh's Proposed Budget to Shuffle Bureau of Building Inspection

Pittsburgh will attempt to spur economic development and streamline the city's permitting and code enforcement process by reorganizing the Bureau of Building Inspection.

November 12, 2014 - Pittsburg Post-Gazette

Radical Ideas for Creating More Streamlined Government

State governments in the U.S. are radically rethinking how they work. With tight budgets and little sign of improvement anytime soon, big ideas are bubbling. But few have been put in motion.

May 28, 2010 - The New York Times

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