As the president-elect's stimulus plans emerge, local leaders shouldn't get too excited for direct, flexible aid to bolster their flagging revenues.
The results of Tuesday's run-off races have major implications for the fiscal future of local governments across the country.
City Monitor's new interactive tool allows you to compare sector-based employment within a single US metro area over time.
An analysis shows the largest US metro areas have been slower to recover the jobs they've lost since March.
The Texas capital wants to show that it can build light rail while protecting nearby communities at risk of displacement.
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.
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.
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.
Tech companies are increasingly telling employees they will not need to return to the office after the pandemic. That could further threaten some of the region's lowest-paid jobs.
It's not just the US: left-wing parties suffer in many countries because their voters are heavily concentrated in urban areas.