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Fingerprint Uber Drivers? Voters to Decide

How people in Austin, Texas, vote next month on background checks for ride-hailing drivers could have big consequences for cities across the country.

Knight Foundation Awards $5 Million in Urban Innovation Grants

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is spreading its latest grants across 19 communities to support an outdoor office, a carpentry-based workforce program and more.

Cities Create Their Own, Greener Transit Apps

In an effort to help people become less car-dependent, cities like Denver are getting directly involved in the creation of transportation apps.

Beyond North Carolina's LGBT Battle: States' War on Cities

North Carolina's fight over LGBT protections is part of a larger recent shift in political dynamics: States are thwarting local laws any chance they get -- while simultaneously complaining about federal intrusion on their own.

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