Recognising that not everyone experiences public space in the same way, this environmental neuroscientist is working to create more equitable urban environments.
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.
A group of housing advocates are hoping a new referendum will transfer ownership of a quarter of a million apartments to the people.
Programmes that match seniors with students increase the supply of affordable housing while decreasing both living costs and social isolation.
Both the city and the greater metro region are taking a comprehensive approach, combining new parks and urban greenery initiatives with big investments in alternative transportation.
The demand for safe and stable homes is growing around the world, as are the risks of continuing carbon-intensive forms of construction. But there are ideas to meet housing and climate needs simultaneously.