Inclusive Growth

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Pandemic-Era Economic Growth in Metropolitan Areas

The world has gone through three turbulent years of Covid-19. The Brookings Institution continues its analysis of inclusive economic growth in 192 metropolitan areas in the U.S. during this period with the publication of Metro Monitor 2023.

March 14, 2023 - Brookings

South Bay Area

Where the Economic Recovery Has Been Most Inclusive

Across racial and economic lines, not all cities are recovering equally.

May 1, 2018 - Color Lines

Inland Empire

'Millennial Livability' Takes Shape in Suburban Inland Empire

The Inland Empire's housing boom and economic growth are attracting plenty of new residents—especially millennials.

November 1, 2017 - The Planning Report

Uptown Oakland

Which U.S. Cities Are Growing Inclusively?

Research from Brookings identifies metro areas with economies that are not only growing, but growing in an equitable way. The list is short, but may offer some insights.

May 5, 2017 - Brookings

Barcelona Train

Sustainable Transport Enables Tremendous Opportunities

A new United Nations Secretary-General's High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport identifies policies that can result in inclusive and equitable growth, social development, protection of the global environment and ecosystems.

November 5, 2016 - Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

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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.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.