Cities can make parks feel safe and accommodating for housed and unhoused residents alike. A new toolkit shows what that looks like.
The city's outdated system of citizen advisory councils is under review. Here's what needs to change.
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.
Jacksonville has invested millions to repair and upgrade its sewage system, but with the state's population growth, the ageing network cannot keep up.
The Texas capital wants to show that it can build light rail while protecting nearby communities at risk of displacement.
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.
Developers of projects throughout the city have clashed with neighbourhood activists who fear that rezoning will exacerbate gentrification trends already under way.