The regeneration strategies of the former industrial areas of Pittsburgh in the US and Germany's Ruhr offer lessons for other regions in economic transition.
This report outlines how cities and the private sector can collaborate on and magnify sustainability efforts that enable broad systemic change.
Samuel Kling, Florita Gunasekara, and Steven Bosacker examine the role of cities in generating and strengthening democratic practices as authoritarianism rises across much of the world.
This report by Nonresident Fellow Alaina Harkness offers a blueprint for inclusive growth and innovation in the blue economy grounded in the Great Lakes.
For Black Americans, traveling by foot, bicycle, or e-scooter can be fraught with risks—a result of structural racism, argues Sam Kling.
Through infrastructure investments, economic integration, and green and digital transitions, the EU's Global Gateway will shape Africa and its cities as new hubs for development.
The energy transition in African cities marks a key site of geopolitical competition, as China's control of the solar market reshapes urban service delivery.
The Port of Darwin shows the potential of China's Belt and Road Initiative as social infrastructure, but also the challenges in materializing its benefits.
African cities have emerged as proxy arenas where different modes of international relations are given effect through the development of infrastructure.
Two case studies from Bogotá and Chicago demonstrate how cities embraced participatory governance frameworks in their COVID-19 pandemic responses.