They need to correct the long history of discrimination baked into the system.
They're beginning to reshape local government in a big way.
For sustainability to be successful, it must also be affordable. Spokane, Wash.'s mayor thinks it can be.
Housing, jobs and health care depend on it. Pittsburgh has become a national leader in setting clear, intuitive transportation goals.
Jim Kenney is focused on rebuilding public spaces that everyone uses as a way to address the highest poverty rate of any big U.S. city.
Anyone can learn to lead. Not everyone has the courage to do it.
Communities can’t address the big issues without collaboration.
Health care costs can tell officials a lot about a state's fiscal temperature.
Sometimes the morally right thing to do is also the economically smart thing to do.
The way we talk about the issue makes it more difficult to do what needs to be done.
It's important to get the money in order before the next disaster strikes. A few places already are.
Institutionalized racism can result in misdirected resources that do little to solve serious crimes.
The management paradigm could help rebuild our sense of community.
It's time to abandon corporate tax breaks. Just look at their history.