Urban and Regional Policy Series
The Urban and Regional Policy Program promotes knowledge sharing among individuals and groups who make, influence, and implement urban and regional policy on both sides of the Atlantic. Through intensive network building, in-depth policy research and analysis, the program connects practitioners and policymakers around innovative solutions to common challenges in the United States and Europe.
This article explores how sustainable development can apply to the scale of towns and small cities.
This policy paper examines how national government policy, and particularly national grant systems, affected local governments during the “Great Recession” and its aftermath.
Volume 2 of this policy paper presents an overview of local government finance in the OECD countries and more detailed information on six specific countries.
This guidebook supports the transition of vacant commercial properties to productive reuse.
This toolkit offers strategies for supporting municipal assets such as parks, libraries, and museums.
This paper offers a framework for an integrated way of thinking about urban regeneration using the example of Dortmund, Germany.
This piece reports on the important role that bike dealers often play in U.S. cities.
This policy paper examines European attempts to create equity in urban public spaces in both wealthy and less well off neighborhoods.
This policy paper discusses several key factors for the successful implementation of transit-oriented development.
This policy paper identifies public transit features that could be successfully imported from Munich and Zurich to Seattle.