December 15, 2015, 10am PST
As the presidential election season gears up, Mortimer B. Zuckerman's op-ed offers a cynical and weary electorate hope by invoking a transformative political vision of the role of the city.
January 8, 2015, 6am PST
As its most recent entry in a new series of "Metropolitan Revolution Blog Series," Brookings examines the recent proliferation of applied sciences campuses in New York City.
September 23, 2013, 11am PDT
In this era of federal government disfunction, cities have been able to innovate, cooperate, and tackle our biggest challenges. It behooves nation-states to see investment in cities as nation-building, and adjust their policies accordingly.
August 7, 2013, 12pm PDT
In a recent column in The Times, Thomas Friedman exalted America's metropolitan revolution. But in cities like Chicago, the 'most exciting innovations in governance' have failed to improve the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of residents.
July 17, 2013, 2pm PDT
Efforts by local leaders to revive a $3.4 billion plan to replace the bridge linking Portland, Oregon to Vancouver, Washington is just the latest example of a trend in metropolitan innovation in the face of federal and state gridlock.