Participatory budgeting allows residents to propose projects and vote on how they want to allocate a significant amount of municipal spending.
To create more resilient, equitable urban spaces, all voices have to be at the table. An urban designer argues that planning for a future we can't yet see can help us get there.
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.
EcoDistricts are a hyper-local model of urban planning focused on equity and environmental justice. The certification process can take years, and it's not always obvious what's changed.
Surbana Jurong has signed contracts to do city master plans in ten African countries. Why is the continent relying on outside firms to map its future?
Frustrated by the status quo, more and more young people are running for local government, where they believe they can effect progressive change.
Distrustful of the government's pandemic response, residents took matters into their own hands.