Knope of the Week
Waidi G Olopade, Local Government Professional
August 20: Portland’s Artisan Economy: Brews to Bikes
October 4: ELGL Annual Conference, Kennedy School
A Lot of Civic Leaders Need to Listen to This Painfully Obvious Advice – Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley are on a mission to get cities and metros talking to each other.
Why San Francisco May Be the New Silicon Valley – A new analysis reveals that venture capital investment is flowing into cities at a startling clip.
Moving Poor People Into a Neighborhood Doesn’t Cause Crime – Hard proof that there’s no relationship between housing vouchers and higher crime at the city level or in the suburbs.
Should We Be Thrilled or Disappointed by St. Louis’s New Highway Park? – The city will cover the highway that divides downtown from the waterfront. But some wish they’d removed the interstate altogether.
The Fund Balance
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Coachella Valley cities seek executives to manage politics, practicalities – Desert Hot Springs officials this week will begin looking for someone to lead a city whose political turmoil tends to overshadow efforts to improve downtown or reduce crime rates.
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