Category: Infrastructure

Research Finds Startups Cluster Around Transit

New research examines five startup hubs, two without many transitoptions, two with decent transit, and one with extensive transit, and find that public transit stops are not only useful for moving people around, but also promote job creation.

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Why Economic Developers Should Defend Real Estate Developers

Economic developers need to teach communities the value of high-quality development and stress that new development is more cost-effective and equitable for residents in the long-term.

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Experiments in Green Infrastructure and Economic Resilience

Multiple cities across the US are experimenting with initiatives that promote green infrastructure and workforce development in low-income communities to find ways to make these communities more resilient.

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The Infrastructure Workforce Presents Both a Challenge and Opportunity

America’s infrastructure, which is aging and in need of investment, has long been a concern for local, state, and national leaders. But will we have the workforce necessary to make major infrastructure improvements in the future?

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An Overview of Smart Cities

Becoming a smart city is a complex process that requires a large investment into new technology, but cities all over the world are showing us how smart city tech can benefit community leaders and citizens.

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New Tool and Metrics Can Help Cities Improve Public Transportation

Despite significant investments into public transportation, data from the American Community Survey shows that the amount of people driving alone to work isn’t decreasing in many communities.

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