Resources for entrepreneurs and industry partnerships have made it easier than ever for university inventions to hit the market.
Twin Cities RISE! is a long-term, expensive program. It also saves the government money.
Civic leaders in Minneapolis and St. Paul hope the Green Line will attract billions of dollars in economic growth.
The mayor of Minneapolis talks about the challenges facing the Twin Cities and collaborative solutions for addressing them.
The city's incoming middle- and upper-class families are rallying around public schools.
The city's commercial center still feels depressingly lifeless. "Popuphood" wants to change that, fast.
The rise of solar-power companies and other solar innovators has created a future-oriented economic sector for the city.
Democratic Mayor Jean Quan explains why the city is another Brooklyn—and the violent Occupy protests are just a blip.
In 2008, Syracuse started promising graduates full college tuition. Now it's rising above the national averages for enrollment.
The National College Advising Corps is placing recent graduates in high-needs schools to help guide students through the application process.
It's easy, really: create places people want to be.
The former Chicago mayor is launching The Sustainability Exchange to help cities innovate for the future.
This surprisingly simple solution is win-win, if only the banks would sign on.
What metros can learn from universities' efforts to go green.
Living Cities CEO Ben Hecht is reinventing how cities leverage investment for big projects.
Inside the city's ambitious plans to become a hub of water-related technology and innovation.
Companies like Milwaukee's Rockwell Automation excel at productivity, but create far fewer jobs than traditional manufacturing.
A conversation with Mayor Tom Barrett.
Taking small actions that give people a sense of pride in their neighborhood isn't a crazy starting point for uplifting a community like Lindsay Heights.