In Episode 1 of our new podcast, we ask: Why did investors pour so much money into urban tech? And is all that venture capital good for the people in cities?
The podcast on how technology is disrupting, remaking, and sometimes overrunning our cities. Hosted by Molly Turner and Jim Kapsis.
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Vashon Island is just a few miles from Seattle. But if a major earthquake hits, the community expects to feel a world away.
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The Urban Institute looks at how local leaders can get the most out of a new federal program designed to boost investment in struggling neighborhoods.
Washington, D.C. is on track to set a more ambitious timeline for fighting climate change than any state.
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Calling on federal government to regulate economic incentives is a cop-out. It’s time for America’s big cities and mayors to stand up to companies like Amazon.
It’s not just hate crimes. Muslim women in Dearborn, Michigan, say they face subtle and non-subtle discrimination while going about their daily activities.
As Madrid bans cars in the city center, the national government plans to do the same in more than 100 other places. A new survey suggests broad support across the country.
We want to hear about getting around car-free in your city.
As the Netherlands struggles to keep pace with its need for new homes, many cities like Rotterdam have sprouted temporary micro-neighborhoods.
A pair of experts from the Brookings Institution talk about how to bridge the growing economic gulf between America’s coastal boomtowns and the rest.
The Knight Foundation’s “On the Table” series mixes eating and grantmaking with community discussion. Come hungry: It lasts all day.
Community First! Village’s model for ending homelessness emphasizes the stabilizing power of social connections.
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