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.
Jacksonville has invested millions to repair and upgrade its sewage system, but with the state's population growth, the ageing network cannot keep up.
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.
The professor and author Yuen Yuen Ang outlines four types of government corruption and the ways they can harm or assist economic growth.
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.
This major infrastructure project may or may not solve the city's traffic woes, but it will leave a vibrant fishing community in its wake.
A group of housing advocates are hoping a new referendum will transfer ownership of a quarter of a million apartments to the people.
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.
Along with the major cities, Biden made progress in midsize and small metro areas. The biggest swings in the vote occurred in more densely populated counties.
Austerity feeds on the US's unique form of urban decline. To understand how, just look to Northeast Ohio.
App-based companies spent millions to keep their California workers classified as independent contractors, not employees. Now they want to shop the law around the country.