Steven Pedigo is a professor of practice at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and the director of the LBJ Urban Lab. Previously, he was the director of the Schack Institute of Real Estate Urban Lab at New York University. He is also a partner at Resonance Consultancy, an advisory services firm that shapes city, tourism and development strategies. As an expert in urban economic development, regional cooperation and placemaking, he has developed strategies for an array of cities and regions in the United States and other countries.

Pedigo holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and graduate degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

July 15, 2019

Developers Are Helping to Build Our Cities, Not Killing Them

Rather than treating them as the enemy, cities should collaborate with them.
March 11, 2019

The Green New Deal? It's Already Happening in Our Communities.

Cities large and small are stepping up their efforts to combat climate change and cope with its impact. There's much that they can do.
November 30, 2018

Making Electric Scooters Work for Cities

They have a lot to offer for urban transportation. Partnerships are the best way to manage them.
July 16, 2018

What Businesses Should Be Doing for Their Communities

Doing more to help fund urban needs is good for their workers and their profitability. Some communities are insisting that they step up.
December 11, 2017

How Smaller Cities Can Attract (and Keep) Millennials

When it comes to capturing millennial talent, they should look to one other for guidance.