Under a new plan announced at Joe Biden's climate summit, the US will double its spending on international climate finance to $5.7bn by 2024.
Growing backlash against big technology companies, combined with the pandemic, has led to diminishing enthusiasm for a term that once dominated the conversation around the future of cities.
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.
Covid-19 exposed a number of flaws in the way most cities pay for mass transit. There are changes that transport agencies can make to be better prepared for a crisis.
Republicans are renewing claims that federal aid to states will amount to red states bailing out blue ones. Covid-era budget data shows that's not the case.
From public transportation to affordable housing to infrastructure, the new US president has outlined a wide range of initiatives that will profoundly affect how cities recover from the pandemic – and beyond.
As the president-elect's stimulus plans emerge, local leaders shouldn't get too excited for direct, flexible aid to bolster their flagging revenues.
Participatory budgeting allows residents to propose projects and vote on how they want to allocate a significant amount of municipal spending.
The results of Tuesday's run-off races have major implications for the fiscal future of local governments across the country.
The fear is that service cuts today could reduce the constituency for public transportation later. In this looming disaster, the US is an outlier among the world’s wealthy nations.
The professor and author Yuen Yuen Ang outlines four types of government corruption and the ways they can harm or assist economic growth.
Staggering construction costs, the prioritisation of job creation and Republican obstruction may clobber the aspirations of "Amtrak Joe".
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.