We have heard about the social determinants of health, but how do social indicators impact an ecosystem’s ability to provide economic security?
We in community development haven’t done enough, and we owe it to our aspirations and our sense of purpose to do more.
Linking the downtowns of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, the 11-mile Light Rail Transit (LRT) Green Line is creating benefits “beyond the rail” for residents, businesses, and neighborhoods.
Enacting changes in policy that support affordable housing and eTOD are a powerful way that public agencies can effect social change in their jurisdictions.
By financially supporting affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families near transit, public agencies can be key agents in developing strong projects for the benefit of the public good.
Activating unused or underutilized public parcels with effective, equitable transit-oriented development strategies can create a myriad of benefits for communities (and public agencies).
Our weekly round-up of reading recommendations focuses on equitable transit-oriented development. You won't want to miss these books and articles!
As Chicago grows around its transit systems, the city is working to ensure that development can expand equity of access rather than contract it.
*This is the last in a series of four posts about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-income people to the jobs and amenities they need.*
**This is the third in a series of four posts about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-income people to the jobs and amenities they need.**
*This is the second in a series of four posts about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-income people to the jobs and amenities they need.
The first in a series of four posts from The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-in…
The i-teams share articles, books, and other #GoodReads on local government innovation.
This week, we’re excited to announce the rollout of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams (i-teams).
Five concrete steps for planners and city leaders to build transportation systems that are inclusive and equitable.
We share insights about the role of data, policy, and funding in expanding shared mobility services to low-income communities and communities of color.
Living Cities recently commissioned research to understand how shared mobility programs like bike-share can offer low-income residents greater mobility and access to opportunity.
Mary Kay Bailey, Project Director of the Corridors of Opportunity in the Twin Cities, talks about gaining commitment to doing things differently, encouraging dialogue about systems change and how to …
As job growth continues to take place further and further from core cities, we need to better leverage public investment to connect low-income communities to opportunity. Read about the transformatio…
The pace of social change is simply too slow; the scale, too small. In 2010, Living Cities created the Integration Initiative (TII) to try to change that. Now, in 2014, we're expanding the Initiative…
Through our Connect work, we're exploring four strategies to increase the number of low-income individuals with affordable access to job opportunities and essential services.
In the shadow of the Great Recession, President Obama called on federal agencies to employ creative strategies that would restore stability to the economy. In response to President Obama’s challenge,…
Denver is a fast-growing region making significant investments in public infrastructure, including a $7.4 billion dollar comprehensive transit expansion plan to build 122 miles of new commuter rail a…