The president has called for universal broadband access in the US. There's still a long way to go, and the government's own data understates inequities in internet infrastructure.
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.
His $2trn plan may be less ambitious, but Democratic House and Senate majorities may help lead to real progress on climate.
As the president-elect's stimulus plans emerge, local leaders shouldn't get too excited for direct, flexible aid to bolster their flagging revenues.
Beth Osborne, director of Transportation for America, explains why the pandemic presents a unique challenge after decades of underfunding mass transit.
Much depends on control of the Senate, but the administration may have a few tools of its own to encourage cities to change their land-use rules.