When Mexico City's subway system suffered a major outage, Google Maps added information about the metropolis's vast network of informal providers to help people get around.
Cities can make parks feel safe and accommodating for housed and unhoused residents alike. A new toolkit shows what that looks like.
Faced with a homelessness crisis and a commitment to fund alternatives to policing, the city council voted to create new supportive housing that operates with money diverted from the police budget.
The Point in Time tabulation has always had its shortcomings. Those will be amplified this year as places across the country cancel, delay or alter their efforts.
Anthony Orlando of the Economic Roundtable discusses new report findings that the pandemic could cause twice as much new homelessness as the 2008 Great Recession.
Cities across the US have passed emergency measures to cap fees that apps like Grubhub and DoorDash charge restaurants. Those moves so far only scratch the surface of a more entrenched conflict.
Recent analysis from the Eviction Lab finds that moratoriums significantly reduced the rate of expulsion filings in US cities, but many of those protections are set to expire soon.
The Texas capital wants to show that it can build light rail while protecting nearby communities at risk of displacement.
Mayor Ada Colau says her city's ongoing work to create affordable housing and safer streets provided a foundation for its crisis response.
Proponents see Measure J as a means of achieving racial and economic justice through fiscal policy and hope the model can be replicated in other cities.
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