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One of the things we do not do well in this country is learn from our mistakes. This is particularly true in the strengthening and rejuvenating of cities.

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Every $1 billion invested in the U.S. transportation infrastructure supports and creates some 47,500 jobs.

March 27, 2014

San Francisco is in the midst of a war, but it’s not about culture.

March 24, 2014

The mayor faces a request for an aggressive post-Sandy policy.

February 28, 2014

Squaring community needs with developers’ desires requires not kinder-and-gentler rezoning but a new process for shaping the city.

February 10, 2014

NYU’s expansion plans hit a snag after State Supreme Court Justice Donna Mills ruled that the city illegally approved construction within public parklands without the state’s approval.

January 9, 2014

Forget what the talking heads tell you: our current mayor was often a lot more, and often a lot less, than just a manager.

December 28, 2013

The mayor-elect also named an aide as his chief of staff.

December 23, 2013

The mayor-elect will have to manage a huge budget, labor talks, an aggressive press and a cagey governor. Oh, and he might just carry the hopes of the progressive movement.

December 13, 2013

Chicago’s parking meter deal doesn’t just sell off city assets—it uconstitutionally sells off the city’s very power to police itself.

September 5, 2013

Are we self-segregating as we get more diverse?

June 18, 2012