Infrastructure Financing

Houston

Houston Controller Finds Fault with Key Economic Development Program

A new report finds that Houston might not be holding private partners accountable for promised infrastructure improvements.

March 28, 2018 - Houston Chronicle

Infrastructure Investment

Op-Ed: New York Needs a New Deal

Infrastructure backlogs: burden or opportunity?

November 11, 2017 - Crain's New York Business

Four Cities to Explore the Frontiers of Infrastructure Finance

City Accelerator selected four cities to test new options for financing the infrastructure investments of the 21st century and beyond.

March 24, 2016 - Governing

Resilience Bonds Provide New Model for Infrastructure Financing

Local governments and utilities are overexposed and underinsured relative to an increasing threat from severe weather events. The Brookings Institution has released a report on a new funding tool to help meet these challenges.

December 19, 2015 - Brookings

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.