Metropolitan Regions

April 19, 2017, 8am PDT
The Detroit Pistons recently played their last game in the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Detroit Free Press
February 6, 2017, 2pm PST
Atlanta's quickly growing region means many communities are seeking to incorporate. Several controversial processes, however, have compelled the state to reform the incorporation process.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 22, 2014, 7am PDT
NPR presents the BEA's Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan as Infographic
National Public Radio
July 20, 2011, 6am PDT
Though population growth rates have slowed in cities and suburbs, their increasing interconnectedness has created sets of diverse metropolitan areas, according to the Brookings Institution's Alan Berube.
The Brookings Institution
August 2, 2009, 9am PDT
As the regionality of urban planning issues becomes more clear, metropolitan planning organizations are uniquely suited to shape the policy response. But, according to this piece from <em>Citiwire</em>, they lack the power to do it.
July 9, 2009, 1pm PDT
Less than half of the money set aside in the federal stimulus plan for transportation projects is going to cities, according to an analysis by <em>The New York Times</em>.
The New York Times
April 3, 2009, 9am PDT
Urban policy is looking to be a major element of President Barack Obama's administration. Though it hasn't quite taken shape yet, this piece argues it's a good sign for cities and metropolitan regions.
March 23, 2009, 7am PDT
This piece from Robert E. Lang and Lawrence Levy calls for President Barack Obama to include suburban voices in his administration's policy discussions about urban issues.
March 22, 2009, 5am PDT
Neal Peirce looks at the daunting challenges facing the new White House Office of Urban Affairs.
March 12, 2009, 2pm PDT
Metropolitan regions are the most important factors in supporting prosperous economies. For national economies to succeed, metropolitan regions must succeed, according to this article from the <em>Brookings Institution</em>.
The Brookings Institution
February 26, 2009, 7am PST
As stimulus money trickles down to states, many worry the best laid plans for spending it will devolve into a frantic money grab among municipalities. But, according to this piece from Mark Muro, there are signs of order at the metropolitan level.
August 1, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>This article from <em>USA Today</em> looks at how some big cities are reacting to rising energy prices. Two examples from metropolitan Phoenix highlight the fact that it is not only suburbs that are being forced to respond.</p>
USA Today