The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have teamed up to create the Communities Thrive Challenge, which will have 10 winners.
After years in the doldrums, the fortunes of Midwestern metro areas are rising.
“Just the fact that there are number of AV microbus experiments already up and running suggests there is indeed a problem to be solved,” according to tech analyst Mark Rogowsky.
Drivers in the Great Lakes State have paid the nation’s highest auto insurance rates, described as “a surcharge on people who have low socioeconomic status.”
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Kentucky governor’s calls for agency spending cuts; Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor summer service reductions; and Rhode Island’s “car tax” repeal.
There’s never a dull moment in Macomb County.
ELGL’s annual conference in underway in the Motor City. Here’s a location where attendees should look skyward.
Innovation ecosystems require more than good ideas.
“If we have an innovative constituency we need have to make sure that we have an innovative government to match our constituency.”
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Trump budget may cut billions for HUD state and local grants; best and worst states for gender equality; will Minnesota embrace local government preemption?
Demonstrating that services are dysfunctional could strengthen a local government’s ability to convince a judge that the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection, which sets in motion a court-approved exit plan to reorganize its debts.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: South Side Chicago food deserts; a new governor’s mansion in North Dakota; and an ‘After School Satan’ program in Portland.
For the umpteenth time, elected officials in Southeastern Michigan fail to cooperate. Can an agreement be saved?
Texas A&M's Galen Newman argues that some of America's struggling cities should embrace—and plan around—their decline.
When it comes to green infrastructure, the city’s got plenty of parcels to work with.
A newly released online tool has an interactive map that includes information about contracts to take down individual structures.
Funding is from the so-called Hardest Hit Fund, which is meant to address housing market issues.
The Knight Cities Challenge awards 'Give a Park, Get a Park' proposal a major grant to better manage city resources and work with local property owners.
Two themes—community revitalization and economic development—comprise more than 50 percent of the second-round winners list.
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