Average annual mobility in the U.S. is currently 11.6%. That’s dramatically lower than the 19.7% average mobility rate from 1948 to 1980.
In the face of uncertainty about funding from federal and State governments, communities are taking it upon themselves to fund public transportation.
Though the Coleman Report highlighted the challenge of inequality facing the school system the problem persists five decades later.
Cities across the country are gradually seeing their finances return to a state of a normalcy, but years after the recession ended, local governments still face economic challenges, according to a new study published this month by the National League of Cities.
When Donald Trump announced his presidential bid more than a year ago, he did so with a screed that emphasized his insistence that Mexican immigrants are criminals, and in particular, rapists.
What makes a great city?
While the Urban Edge strives to provide readers with daily news and insights about urban policy, we’re also voracious readers of city news ourselves.
Governments are often accused of failing to think long-term, and that should come as no surprise.